GENUS: Daucus SPECIES: carota
Heritage Status: Early Commercial
Bio-Region of Origin: Hawkes Bay
Number of Seeds: 400
Description: A high quality French Nantes type, 14-17 cm long, cylindrical, and coreless. It has an intense deep orange colour, is sweet and juicy, making it ideal for eating raw, cooking or juicing. We have been saving this seed for 30 years.
Planting Instructions: Direct scatter sow over 1x1m, when conditions are warm and moist. Lightly cover with soil, scatter Quash slug bait, then cover with an old sheet or 70% shade cloth while germinating. Remove cloth as soon as 70% of seeds show first two leaves, watch carefully for slugs and snail damage.