Carrot, All Season ~ Eden Seed Packet

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Carrot, Nantes ~ Eden Seed Packet

 

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

 

Carrot

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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