Carrot Seeds - Scarlet Nantes

Carrot Seeds - Scarlet Nantes

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 43% Savings
1 Pound $60.89 ($3.80/ounce) 67% Savings
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  • A French favorite, stores and freezes well
  • Heirloom, a favorite among the French, mild taste
  • Known for delicious flavor, and high production. Wonderful storage and freezes well. Grows well in clay soil.
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Cool Season
Fruit Size 6 to 7 inch long roots
Plant Height 4 to 8 Inches

Flavor Profile Sweet; Crisp; Slightly Earthy
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Root Vegetable
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Greenhouse, Heat Tolerant, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Juicing, Long Shelf Life, Microgreens, Slicing

About Carrot Seeds - Scarlet Nantes

Daucus carrota

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

Hailing from the French city of the same name, the Scarlet Nantes carrot was first introduced in the USA in the mid 20th century and has steadily become one of our country's most popular carrot varieties. Scarlet Nantes is a medium sized carrot that is particularly good for juicing. Plant Scarlet Nantes carrot seeds in full sun or partial shade.

Planting Information

Planting Carrot Seeds - Scarlet Nantes

Planting Season Cool Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 2 to 3 inches
Plant Height 4 to 8 Inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 65 Days
View our Carrot Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 1,764
1 Ounce 25,000
1/4 Pound 100,000
1 Pound 400,000

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