Expect good flavour and an ideal shape for juicing. Also good for freezing and canning. These big, dark orange carrots are 12-15cm (5-6″) long, amazingly sweet. Royal Chantenay carrot seeds produce roots that grow to a uniform size and shape, so they are perfect for the market garden. These carrots are big and chunky, and can be grown to a really hefty size. Royal Chantenay is the standard carrot for heavy or shallow soils. The flesh has a fine grain and is reddish orange inside and out. Since it was first made available in 1952, it counts as an heirloom seed.
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