Jaune du Doubs Carrot
This French variety’s name comes from the yellow color of its skin (jaune) and the region in eastern France around the Doubs River. It has bright-yellow 8-10" conical roots and a sweet, distinctive flavor that improves with cooking; roots retain their color. Stores well.
- 60-70 days
- Bright yellow skin
- Conical shaped roots
- Roots grow to 8-10 inches
- Sweet flavor improves with cooking
- Stores well
This variety works for:
The flavor of this carrot improves with cooking and the roots retain their color well.
Try pairing your roasted carrots with ginger, mushrooms, and red wine vinegar or creating a carrot-curry soup to warm up on cold winter days.
Diced carrots are part of the "culinary trinity" of stock/broth, known as mirepoix, which also includes celery and onions. Mix 2 parts onions to 1 part each of carrot and celery to form the flavor base for many stocks, soups, stews, and sauces.
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors 3-4 weeks before last spring frost, or as soon as soil can be worked. Keeping soil moist throughout the germination period is important to success. Misting the planted area daily or covering is recommended. Carrots are slow to germinate and need steady moisture until germination. Sow successively throughout the season for fresh carrots.
- Direct Seed: 1/2" Apart
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Rows Apart: 16-24"
- Thin: 2-4" Apart