Royal Chantenay Carrot - Open Pollinated Seed
Days to Maturity 65 Days
Packet Contains appx 800 Seeds
Growing Carrots - Benefits and Instructions
Benefits of Growing Carrots
Long Season Crop - Plant Spring for Summer Harvest and Summer for Fall Harvest. Frost tolerant. Roots store in ground over winter
- Nutritional Profile - Vitamin A,K1, Beta Carotene, fiber, biotin and potassium.
Use in: Roasted, mashed, soups, stews, smoothies, pickled.
Harvest carrots when roots get to a usable size, younger carrots are more tender.
Carrots can be left in the ground to over winter and be harvested the following season if the area is heavily mulched with about 3 inches of material. The carrot tops will die but the roots will continue gathering their sugar to survive the cold weather. Carrots can also be stored for up to 7 months in containers of damp sand or sawdust in a root cellar. Carrots also freeze, can and pickle very well.
Bean, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, chive, leaf lettuce, leek, onion, pea, pepper, radish, tomato.