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Daucus carota 'Chantenay Red Cored 2'


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Daucus carota 'Cantanay Red Cored 2'

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Carrots are easy to grow and taste much sweeter than those bought commercially. They are an excellent source of Vitamin A and antioxidants. For best results grow in free-draining soil, such as sandy soil, which warms up quickly in spring, aiding germination. Prepare soil well to remove stones, otherwise the roots may fork, and cover seedlings with horticultural fleece to prevent carrot root fly from laying eggs in the crop.

'Chantenay Red Cored 2' is an early maincrop variety which produces small cored, stump-ended carrots with an intense orange colour and a fantastic flavour. They store well into winter.

Family: Apiaceae

Genus: Daucus

Species: carota

Cultivar: Chantenay Red Cored 2

Plant type: Vegetable

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Dark green

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Acidic, Chalky/alkaline, Moist

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 30cm

Spread: 8cm

Time to plant seeds: March to July

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