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'Royal Chantenay' Carrots
 
Sub-Category: Early
 
Description: Chantenay type. Early- to main-season, blocky roots with little or no taper. Good for shallow and heavy soils.
Days To Maturity: 60-70
Seed Sources: Lake Valley Seed - updated in 2011
BBBseed - updated in 2011

 
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Overall: (4.8 Stars)Overall
Taste: (5.0 Stars)Taste
Yield: (4.8 Stars)Yield
Ease/Reliability: (5.0 Stars)Ease/Reliability
 
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Reviewed on 01/14/2017 by Peggy\'s patch - An intermediate gardener

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Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States
Frost Free Season: 103 - 123 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Great
 

Reviewed on 01/12/2017 by Peggy\'s patch - An intermediate gardener

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Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States
Frost Free Season: 103 - 123 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

Tender and pretty sweet. Nice shape
 

Reviewed on 01/01/2010 by jal - An experienced gardener

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Cache, Utah, United States
Frost Free Season: 103 - 123 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

This variety has the best flavor. It does well in heavy soils. If let grow full season the carrots can get huge, up to 2 pounds each. (with thinning). Even the large carrots are good and crisp. Never pithy.
 

Reviewed on 12/12/2004 by EveAriel - An experienced gardener

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Oneida, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Clay
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

LARGE, wide carrots, very sweet. Need a long time and frequent thinning but the taste is worth the work..
 




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