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Carrot Nantes Seeds (Improved) Carrot Nantes Seeds (Improved)

Carrot Nantes Seeds (Improved)

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Nantes carrots are shorter, averaging 15 centimetres in length and have blunt and rounded ends with a beautiful orange colour. This carrot variety is crunchy, mildly sweet, and excellent to be had raw. Its name is based on the French city of Nantes and is the preferred carrot pf choice for carrot cake.

Lights, Water, Action

Got the seeds, now, let'em shoot!

  • Bright Indirect Sunlight

    Light

    Full Sunlight

  • Water Once A Week

    Watering

    Water everyday

  • Indoor

    Where to grow

    Balcony or terrace

  • Average Warmth

    Time Till Harvest

    13-14 weeks

  • Low Maintenance

    Seasonal Information

    Winter

Did You Know

Growth stages

One step at a time, with a lil water and light.

Sow the seeds in a big pot and water it daily

Sow the seeds 0.5 cm deep in well composted soil

Make sure the plant gets partial sunlight

Space the seeds at 30cm by 45cm

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Germination will take place in 6-8 days

Create a support system for the leaves and stems

Harvest in 100-120 days from sowing

Sow, Grow, Reap

Good things take time and care

Take a seedling tray with medium sized cells & drainage holes at the

Sowing

  • You can sow carrot seeds in a container or on raised beds.
  • Pick a container of your choice (minimum depth of 12-14 inches ) with uniform drainage holes at the bottom.
  • Fill the container with selected growing medium.
  • Ideal growing medium for growing carrots is 2 part Garden Soil & 1 part any organic manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
  • Before sowing the seeds, add a good quality organic manure in the ratio 2:1.
  • Use organic manure like the well rotten cow dung manure, farmyard manure, Compost or Vermicompost.
  • For sowing carrot seeds, make shallow holes (1 cm) with a distance of 1 x 1 feet throughout the surface of soil medium.
  • Sow 2 - 3 seeds per hole.
  • Push the seeds in with your finger and cover them completely with surrounding soil.
  • Water the sown seed bed immediately by a light shower with a watering can.
Fill the cells/cups with a moist coco-peat medium

Caring

  • Your carrot seeds will start germinating by the sixth day after sowing, or earlier.
  • Small seedlings will appear 10 to 15 days after sowing. Out of the two per section, retain the stronger seedling and carefully remove the weaker seedling.
  • Carrot plants require full sunlight (6-8 hours) in winter, so place your containers or raised beds accordingly
  • Water your saplings every day with a uniform shower using either a can or drip irrigation.
  • Look for the early signs fungal infection/ insect infestation. If you notice any symptoms, spray appropriate medicines immediately.
  • Avoid adding nitrogen fertilizers in the later stages of plant growth for better root formation.
  • The carrots will be ready for harvesting approximately 100 - 120 days from sowing seeds, your carrots will be ready for harvest.
  • To harvest your carrots, uproot them from the soil completely.to uproot them from the soil along with the whole plant.
  • If the aim is to grow carrot microgreens, scatter the seeds uniformly in a dense container and harvest the microgreen 10-15 from sowing the seeds.
Hold the seeds and sow 2-3 seeds per cell/cup. Since Lavender seeds are small in size, do not sow them deep

Common Problems

Why are my carrots seeds not germinating?
Extreme hot temperature affect the germination process of carrot seeds. Over-watering is another reason why your carrot seeds fail to germinate.
Carrot seedlings are collapsing.
Overcrowding of seedlings , extreme humidity and overwatering are all reasons as to why your carrot seedlings are collapsing. Make sure you use a well-drained container when growing carrots and keep only one seedling per hole to ensure your seedlings grow well.
Leaves of my carrot plant are curling up and turning brown.
Curling of leaves accompanied with browning of leaf edges is a sign of potassium deficiency.

Spill the tea

All the plant gossip, through the grapevine. Pun intended

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Plants with benefits

Carrots have always been loved for their health benefits and versatility. They are rich in beta-carotenes which is processed by the body to form vitamin A, essential for good eyesight. Apart from the nutritional benefits carrots take very well to both savoury and sweet recipes. The dessert superstars gajar ka halwa and carrot cakes taste all the better with home grown carrots. They also make great soups and salads and are also pickled. Carrots come with a variety of health benefits. We all know Carrots are great to improve your eye sight. Carrots are rich in beta carotene. Your body converts this compound into Vitamin A which promotes eye health. The soluble fibre in carrot called ‘ Pectin ‘ can help lower your blood sugar levels, cure skin irritations and ensure a proper functioning digestive system. Having abundant antioxidants, carrots can also help improve your immune system. Apart from health, carrot is also great for your hair and skin. Vitamin A and E present in a carrot helps in stimulating hair growth. Beta-carotene present in the carrot can protect your skin against sun damage.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

What you get

This root vegetable has always been a staple not only in Indian households, but globally. Carrots are made up of almost 85-95% water and are famous for being almost zero calorie, which makes it a great choice for health enthusiasts. Primarily made up of carbohydrates and water, carrots have a very low Glycaemic Index (GI or Glycaemic Index is a measure of how fast a certain food can raise your blood sugar level) making it a vegetable of choice for diabetic people and add to it the fact that its packed with pectin, Vitamin A, Biotin, Vitamin B6, Potassium and a lot of antioxidants.

Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.
Plants growing in containers need more fertilizing than those in the ground. The more you water, the more quickly you flush the nutrients out of the soil.

Green trivia

1.Bugs Bunny loves his carrot. The carrot that we’ve seen bugs bunny enjoy is a Danvers Carrot.

2.Carrots were originally grown as a medicine and not as a vegetable.

3.China produces approximately 274,900,000 tonnes of carrots per year.

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    I choose this product because i loved it.99 percent that i planted burst ,they are growing well cant wait to eat product.

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    good quality products and delivery on time.

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    These carrots done great in our garden in late November during cold weather. Very easy to grow. All I had to do was water it !!!
    I would definitely recommend this carrot to anybody else.Happy with Ugaoo product. :)

    Mrinal Kohli

Frequently Asked Questions

How much water does a carrot plant need?

Water your container/raised bed every day. Use a watering can to ensure an even shower and make sure to soak the soil completely.

How much sunlight does carrot plant need?

Carrot plants require full sunlight (6-8 hours).

What is the ideal growing mix to grow carrot seeds?

Ideal growing medium for growing carrots is 2 part Garden Soil & 1 part any organic manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part coco-peat & 1 part Vermicompost.

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