Early Nantes produces long straight roots with good colour with a lovely sweet flavour. A blunt end early variety with very little core for successional sowing.
Sowing: Sow directly in a polytunnel or greenhouse in a well prepared seed bed in shallow drills (1.5 cm deep). The best sowing date for indoor growing is in late January/early April. Later sowings can be made outdoors.
Spacing: Between rows: 25 cm. Thin to 3 cm between plants.
Seed Count: 2,000