Red Cored Chantenay Carrot Seeds.
Heirloom / 65 days
1/32 ounce / sows ˜ 22 ft
Carrot - Daucus carota subsp. sativus
Red Cored Chantenay: A workhorse variety from 1929 with great flavor and deep orange-red color. An excellent variety for bunching with tall tops. Perfect for carrot coins.
Planting Tips: Carrots are hardy biennials that can tolerate light frosts. Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked in the spring through mid-summer. Optimal soil temperature for germination is 55-75°F. Seedlings may take up to 3 weeks to emerge. Best quality arises from raised beds with loosened soils. Direct seeding: early bunching, 45 seeds/ft; full size, 30 seeds/ft; storage, 15 seeds/ft. Plant spacing: thin to 1-2"; row spacing: 18-24". Store topped at near freezing temperatures with high humidity.
- Seed Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
- Seed Spacing: 1/2 inch
- Days to Germination: 14-21
- Plant Spacing After Thinning: 1-2 inches
- Plant Height: 8-12 inches
- Days to Maturity: 65
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