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Carrot Nantes Vegetable Seeds
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Carrot Nantes Vegetable Seeds


  • Young carrots are tender & sweet.
  • Bright orange & nearly coreless.
  • Popular heirloom variety.
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CARROT ‘Nantes’ Vegetable Seeds

Botanical Name: Daucus carota

    • Suitable as baby carrots & for microgreens.
    • Grows to approximately 15 – 20 cm with smooth, rounded tips.
    • French, heirloom variety from 1800’s.

‘Nantes’ is a classic carrot variety known for its reliable performance and exceptional flavor. Originally developed in the Nantes region of France, this variety has been a favorite among gardeners for generations.

Plant Type: Biennial cool season crop; frost hardy

Plant Height: 20 – 30 cm

Sow When:

      • Temperate Subtropical: Early spring to late summer
      • Tropical: Late winter to early spring; some varieties may tolerate cooler temperatures
      • Cool Arid Climates: Early spring and late summer to early autumn; water consistently to ensure germination in dry conditions


      • 10 – 14 days
      • Depth: 6 mm deep

Position: Full sun to partial shade

Sow Where: Sow directly into well-prepared soil or raised beds

Soil Type: Loose, well-drained soil rich in organic matter; pH 6.0 – 7.5

Rows: 30 – 40 cm apart

Spacing: 5 – 10 cm between plants

Details: Carrot seeds are small and should be sown thinly to avoid overcrowding. Keep the soil consistently moist until seeds germinate. Once seedlings have grown to a few inches tall, thin them to the desired spacing.

Harvest: 60 – 75 days: harvest when carrots have reached the desired size, typically 15 – 20 cm in length. Pull carrots gently from the soil, taking care not to damage the roots. Enjoy fresh or store in a cool, dark place for extended storage.

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Product Specifications

  • Non GMO.
  • Not chemically treated.
  • Open pollinated.
  • Variety: Daucus carota.
  • Seed count per gram: Approx. 600-900.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.