Carrot Mercurio – Item #4641


This Nantes type carrot produces distinct blunt-ended roots that average 6-8” in length. A sweet, tender, typically coreless carrot with a rich bright orange color. Mercurio is the original Nantes hybrid carrot.

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Additional information

Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4” (6mm)

Row Space: 20” (50cm)

Sprouts In: 10-25 days

Thin To: 2” (51mm)


Sow outdoors in a sunny location 2-4 weeks before last spring frost. Prefers loose soil amended with plenty of organic matter. Make a shallow trench about ¼” deep. Place seed tape in trench, cover with soil, and pack gently. Keep soil evenly moist.

For best flavor and texture, pull carrots when they have reached optimal 6-8” length. Will tolerate light frost.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Daucus carota

Matures In: 70 days

Attributes: 6.6’ (2m) of tape. Perfect Rows, Even Spacing