White Satin Main Season Carrot


White Satin Main Season Carrot

(70 days) F-1 hybrid. Satin, a Nantes-Imperator cross, is by far the best white carrot we’ve trialed. Hillary Nelson of Canterbury, NH, says its classic 8" roots are “some of the most perfect looking carrots I’ve grown—straight and long,” with the ideal carrot shape in a pleasing creamy white. Sweet and crunchy when eaten raw, it has none of the wild carrot taste or hairiness typical of other white carrots. When cooked it is sweet and mild with a smooth texture. Develops 1" green shoulders when mature. Medium core. Contains 2% orange off-types.

2097 White Satin
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A: 1g for $3.60  
B: 3g for $8.40  
C: 6g for $13.00  
D: 24g for $40.00  
E: 120g for $180.00   ($171.00)
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Daucus carota

⅛ oz packet sows 35 ft; 1 oz, 280 ft. 1 gram packet has more than 600 seeds and sows about 10 ft. Carrots average 18,000 seeds/oz with significant variations among varieties.

Culture: Very hardy. Early carrots can be sown by late April. Can take up to 3 weeks to germinate; keep rows from drying out for faster emergence. Sow carrots for winter storage in mid-late June. Thinning is critical: At 3" high thin to ½" apart, at 6" thin again to 1" apart. Minimal germination temperature 40°, optimal range 60–85°.


  • ALTS: Alternaria Leaf Spot
  • CLS: Cercospora Leaf Spot
  • P: Pythium

ALTS shows up first on the oldest foliage as brown-black spots edged with yellow. Foliage blackens and shrivels as it develops and spreads. Maintaining a good crop rotation is the best preventive.