Scarlet Nantes Carrot


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The Nantes carrot was developed in the 1850's, named after the largest city in Brittany, France. It was described as having a near perfect cylindrical root with smooth skin and entirely edible near-red flesh, both sweet and mild in flavor. The Scarlet Nantes is an even sweeter, crispier variety of the Nantes carrot. Scarlet Nantes carrot is delicious roasted or glazed, pureed for soups and desserts, or shredded for salads and slaws. A rich source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin A, potassium, and antioxidants.

Species Carrot, Scarlet Nantes
Vegetable Size 6-9 inches long, 1-2 inches in diameter

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Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

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Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/4 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring or 10 weeks before the last frost.

Within-Row Spacing 1 inch, thin to 3 inches
Between-Row Spacing 16-24 inches

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Potassium 195 mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 6 g 2%
Dietary fiber 2 g 7%
Sugar 3g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 204% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 2% Iron 1%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 9%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.