Carrot, All Season ~ Seed packet, Eden Seeds

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Carrot, Nantes ~ Eden Seed Packet


Main Queensland variety, also popular in NSW. Virus resistant, roots 20cm. 65-80 days.



Daucus carota

Very nutritious vegetable originating from central Asia. Richest vegetable in vitamin A. Used by ancient Greek physicians as stomach tonic, known in Roman times and widely used as a vegetable by 13th century. Sunny spot. Good in all soils, likes well drained friable soil, fertilized for previous crop. Thin to 20-50mm and use thinnings as baby carrots. Sow seed direct, keeping seeds moist, can cover with hessian or similar till germination which is usually about 5-6 days, then uncover to let light in. Rotate crops to prevent disease build-up. Cleaned carrots store well in cool conditions. Sow spring, summer and autumn, best not sown in heavy frost. 

600-900 seeds per gram

Carrot planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics: Feb-Nov
Subtropic: Feb-Nov
Mild: Sep-May
Cold/Frost: Sep-Feb
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm: 2-5
Row space cm: 25-30
Depth cm: .5-1
Best soil temp: 10-30 °C
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram: 600-900
Rate per hectare: 3-4.5kg
Average days to maturity: 65-90



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