Carrot, Chantenay Sweet Redcore (Daucus carota), packet of 200 seeds, organic
Family: Carrot (Apiaceae)
Carrots are biennial cultigens that are grown as summer annuals to produce the tender yet crispy root known as the “carrot.” These chantaneys are bright orange in color and make roots to about 6 inches long. The high coloration indicates concentration of life-giving carotenoids, pigmented compounds high in vitamin A and antioxidants. Ths variety resists splitting and makes a spicily yummy juice. Prepare a fine seedbed and make furrows with your fingers and sow lightly. Barely cover seed and tamp in, then keep evenly moist until germination. Thin to 2 inches apart and cultivate often until they size up.
200 Seeds/pkt, Certified Organically Grown