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Carrot Chantenay - seed

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Compact growing carrots with full flavour and colour beloved by chefs. Perfect for heavy soil and container planting.

Companion planting for carrots: Rosemary, Chive, Spring onion, Sage

Image: Claire Knights - Flickr

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Carrot Chantenay - seed
Daucus carota

DESCRIPTION: Heritage variety producing stumpy, smooth skinned carrots rich in colour and flavour. Ideal for heavy soils and container planting.
PLANTING: Plant year round avoiding extreme heat. Sow directly into final position and thin at approximately 5cm in height. Prefers an open airy location in full sun. Loosen soil to a depth of at least 25cm taking care to remove stones, they can produce some very interesting shapes.
USE IN: These carrots are snack-size with thin skin, no need to peel! Scrub, add fresh thyme and butter to a roasting pan and enjoy sweet caramelised carrots a as delicious side dish.
CARE: Water young plants using a light spray, seedlings are quite tender. Once established, water regularly for fast growth and sweet flavour. Harvest carrots at around 4 months, if your a little uncertain, gently remove some of the soil to see how they're growing.












20-30cm H x 20cm W 10 cm 5mm  10-21 days  15-18 weeks

Contains 2000 seeds.

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