Seed Savers Exchange Carrot, Red Cored Chantenay

Seed Savers Exchange Carrot, Red Cored Chantenay
Daucus carota

  • Red-orange core
  • Sweet flavor
  • Wide shoulders
  • Roots grow to 6 inches
  • 70 days
  • Packet of 250 Seeds

 

Introduced by C.C. Morse & Co. in 1929. This popular variety has sweet orange flesh, wide shoulders, and characteristic red-orange core. The 6" roots are great for soups, canning or fresh eating. 70 days.

 

Learn To Grow It

This crop can be direct seeded into warm soil after the last spring frost. If you sow a section or row every two or three weeks, you can get a continuous crop.

These seeds can be broadcast evenly in sections of the garden or planted in rows and thinned to 2-3 inches apart. Plant your seeds 1/8-1/4 in. deep.
 

Keep the soil around these plants moist until the seed has germinated and weed free throughout the growing season. Mulching the soil around the plants will help keep the roots cool.

Mulching the soil around this crop can help protect the plant and keep roots cool and moist. In frost-free zones, this crop can be grow throughout the fall and winter.


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