Carrot 'Chantenay Red Cored' Overview
Daucus carota subsp. sativus 'Chantenay Red Cored' produces smaller conical, but thick bright-orange roots with a red centre, that is more suited to growing in heavier soils and containers. Harvest this sweet tasting carrot either as a 'baby' or allow them to mature. Carrot 'Chantenay Red Cored' has regained popularity with home and allotment growers recently for its sweet taste and good yields. It prefers growing in sunny locations with free draining soil such as raised beds or containers. It can suffer from carrot fly and may need additional protection against attack. Carrot 'Chantenay Red Cored' can be grown over winter in polytunnels or cold greenhouses in milder locations for a continuous supply over the colder months.