Carrot Javelin Nantes


Available on backorder

Categories: ,

Javelin Nantes Carrot Description

  • Appearance: ‘Javelin Nantes’ carrots are known for their straight, cylindrical shape and smooth texture.
  • Color: Bright orange.
  • Taste: Typically sweet with a crisp texture.
  • Size: Generally, they grow to about 15-20 cm in length.

Soil and Climate

  • Soil Type: Prefers well-drained, sandy loam or loamy soil. Avoid heavy, compact soils.
  • Soil pH: Ideal pH is between 6.0 and 6.8.
  • Climate: Cooler weather is favorable, but they should be planted in a period that allows for full growth before extreme temperatures.

Sowing and Transplanting

  • Seed Germination: Usually takes 10-20 days.
  • Transplanting Age: Best when seedlings are 3-4 weeks old to minimize root disturbance.
  • Handling: Be extremely gentle to avoid damaging the taproot.
  • Spacing: Space transplants about 3-5 cm apart, with row spacing of 20-30 cm.
  • Planting Depth: Maintain the same depth as grown in the tray or container.

Watering and Maintenance

  • Watering: Ensure consistent moisture, especially during early growth and root development.
  • Thinning: Thin to about 5-8 cm apart if necessary once they’re established.

Pest and Disease Control

  • Common Pests: Watch out for carrot rust flies and aphids.
  • Disease Prevention: Good soil drainage is crucial. Crop rotation helps in disease prevention.


  • Maturity Time: ‘Javelin Nantes’ typically matures in about 70-80 days.
  • Harvest Indicator: Size visible at the soil surface is a good indicator.
  • Harvest Method: Loosen the soil around each carrot and pull out gently.

Additional Tips

  • Although transplanting carrots is not generally recommended due to potential taproot damage, gentle handling can make it possible.
  • Direct sowing is the preferred method for growing carrots, but if space or conditions necessitate transplanting, it can be done with extra care.

Transplanting ‘Javelin Nantes’ carrots, like other carrot varieties, requires a gentle approach to ensure the delicate taproots are not damaged, which could affect the growth and shape of the carrot.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Carrot Javelin Nantes”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Shopping Cart