- This reliable Golden Orange Carrot is known for its ability to handle relatively heavy soils and are resistant to splitting and forking.
(70 days) A Golden orange carrot that is 5"-7" long and 2" in diameter. Chantenay Red Cored is known for its ability to handle relatively heavy soils and still produce. Resist splitting and forking. Reliable. Chantenay Red Cored makes a good storage carrot. 1932 Dupoy & Ferguson Seed Company says ... "The tops are shorter and the foliage finer cut than regular Chantenay. However the tops are not brittle and are strong enough to bunch easily. The roots are refined in appearance with small collars, are evenly stumped and have very small rat-tails. The surface of the root is smooth and free from large eyes and side rootlets.