Estate of L Budd. Yates Early Chanteney carrots (set of 6 drawings) chalk, paint, seed packet c.1998
This short rooted carrot is much favoured for its early maturity. The brilliant orange colouring and delicious taste make this a welcome source of carotene and Vitamin A. Position in full sun. Sow direct in a sunny, well drained position. Cover, firm down and moisten. Thin after 4 weeks. Sow successive crops at 4-5 weekly intervals. Work soil well before sowing as deep, well-drained soils give best results. Yates Thrive Granular Complete Plant food incorporated before sowing will ensure a good crop. Protect from snail and slugs with Yates Blitzem.