Nantes variety in an unusual mix of colours. Purple, orange, yellow and white roots, and each colour tastes subtly different. Excellent source of Vitamin A and antioxidants.
How To Grow:
Sow thinly, 5mm deep in rows 30cm apart. Keep moist. Repeat every two weeks for continuous crops. Thin out to 10cm apart and water well to replace any soil dislodged from roots.
Ensure all obstacles such as stones and pebbles are removed from the garden bed prior to sowing.
Seedlings emerge 10-21 days.
When To Plant: All year round.
Harvest: 12-16 weeks
Sow: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type: well cultivated, well drained, sunny position
Important Note: Soil should be lacking in nutrient; too much nutrients particularly nitrogen will result in forked carrots.