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Carrot Chantenay Royal

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Carrot seeds - Chantenay Royal.

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Chantenay Royal is an excellent all rounder, this carrot is a fine selected variety with all the attributes of Chantenay Red Cored but with improved uniformity. It has very smooth skin and produces heavy yields of sweet tasting carrots.
 

One of the least demanding of crops and probably the most widely grown vegetable in all British gardens. If it has any draw back, it would be the possibility of attack by carrot fly.

 

 

Product Part Number: 11106

Pack Size: 2000 Seeds

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Price (Inc. VAT): £1.35

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When to sow
  • Jan
  • Feb
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  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

WHEN TO SOW

April to July

WHERE TO SOW

Sow thinly direct into the growing site 2cm (¾"") deep in rows 30cm (12"") apart. If possible sow carefully so that thinning is not necessary .

WHAT TO DO NEXT

Carrot fly is attracted by the smell whilst thinning, If you have to thin the seedlings, do so in the evening. Water before thinning and remove all the debris. Do not transplant. Aim for roots 5-7cm (2-3"") apart. Young Carrots can always be pulled alternately to 'thin as you eat'.

MATURITY

June to November.

NUTRITIONAL VALUES

High in antioxidant beta-carotene which converts to vitamin A in the body.

HANDY TIP

Never grow carrots on ground that has recently had manure spread as he roots will fork in search of goodness.

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