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Carrot McKenzie's Best Nantes (Sow Easy)

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McKenzie's Best Nantes Carrots are excellent for storage and grow well in heavier soils. Produces bright orange and flavorful 15-20 cm (6-8”) carrots that enhance salads, soups and stews!

What is Sow Easy?  Sow Easy seed is coated with a safe and all natural seed coating made from a high-quality blend of clay, lime and perlite making the seed easier to handle and plant.  The coating around the seed is tinted with food grade coloring for increased visibility when planting.

Seed Type: Heirloom

Product Weight: 250 seedss

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Sweet and crunchy

Days to Harvest: 70 to 75 days

Days to Seed Germination: 10 to 14 days

Seed Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")

Row Spacing: 30 cm (12")

Plant Spacing: 5 cm (2")

Planting Instructions: Sow in early spring in well cultivated soil. Uniform moisture is critical. Seedlings should be thinned to approximately 5 cm (2”) apart for optimal root formation. Sowings of carrot seed can be repeated every 2 weeks until mid-summer.

How To Grow: Carrot McKenzie's Best Nantes (Sow Easy)

Suggestions: Too much water can cause carrots to crack. They should be kept weeded (a clean mulch can reduce this job). Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking.

Preparation Ideas: Clean, peel and slice carrots. Bring 3 cm (1") of salted water to boil in a saucepan. Add the carrot slices. Return to boil, then reduce the heat and cover the pan. Cook until just tender, but not soft. This will take about 10-15 minutes. Drain and eat hot. For extra flavor add salt, pepper and butter.