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Name: Carrot "Chantenay" (Organic) 4032
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Teaser: Solid meaty carrots with a sweet taste.
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Heirloom Vegetable

Orange-scarlet roots are smooth, even shaped and free from eyes. These meaty carrots consistently grow to 15 cm (6") in length and 2.5 cm (1") thick. A garden staple that is a good choice for soils that tend to be heavier. Introduced in 1929.

  • Packet $2.69
  • 25g $16.20
  • 500g $81.00

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Product Code 4032
How To Grow 850 seeds/gram Carrots will grow well in any open, well cultivated, deep garden soil. As the seed is quite small, mix it with some sand when sowing. Once soil temperature rises above 7.5 C (45 F), sow seed about 7-15 mm (1/4-1/2") deep in rows spaced 45-60 cm (18- 24") apart. Stagger several sowings over the next few weeks. Keep the seedbed evenly moist during the 2-3 week germination period. Avoid crusting over the soil as this will greatly reduce the number of seedlings that emerge. Thin the seedlings during the early stages of growth until they are 5 cm (2") apart. Keep the plants evenly watered, weed free and avoid high nitrogen fertilizers. Harvest any time after the carrot roots develop good colour.
Life Cycle Biennial Harvested as an Annual
Propagation Sow Direct
Days to Emergence 10 to 20
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Root Crop
Height
Frost Tolerance Frost Hardy
Days to Harvest 72 days
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Heirloom
Family Name Apiaceae
Latin Daucus carota
Organic Status Certified Organic
 
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