Is a French heirloom variety with a unique small, round, orange-to-red shape growing to around 5cm in diameter. It does well in shallow, clay rich or rocky soil where other carrots would struggle. Highly sought after by chefs for their attractive shape and full flavour. Great in garden beds they can also be planted in pots or containers.
Contains average 1000 seeds.
Sow 5mm (1/4in) deep in blocks or rows 20cm (8in) apart. Cover lightly, with fine soil and gently firm down. Seedlings appear in 10 to 14 days. Thin out plants to 5cm or (2in) apart. Keep moist and weed free. Harvest 10 to 12 weeks from sowing.
Keep soil moist.