Carrot Red Cored Chantenay Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse
Our Red Cored Chantenay Carrot seeds will grow into carrots with a thick flesh that is rich in color and sweetness.
An ideal home garden carrot, each Chantenay carrot will grow to about 5.5" long when mature. When planting Chantenay carrots, note that they perform best in heavy soils. One of natures biggest sources of vitamin A!
- Flavor: Crisp and sweet.
- Preparation Ideas: Great in soups. Easily preserve carrots by freezing or canning.
- Plant Type: Vegetable
- Fill Weight (grams): 2
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 8-12 Days
- Days to Maturity: 70 Days
- Growth Type: Root
- Planting Depth: .25"-.5"
Seed Spacing: Sow four Red Cored Chantenay Carrot seeds per inch in a row. When carrot plants are 2" tall, thin to 3" apart in your rows.
Instructions: In full sun and well-drained soil, sow seeds. Cover the seeds firmly with soil. For fresh carrots all season, plant every three weeks until 75 days before the first frost.
Suggestions: Too much water can cause carrots to crack. They should be kept weeded (a clean mulch can reduce this job). Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking.