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Chantenay Red Cored Carrot

Chantenay Red Cored Carrot

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You will get 500mg seeds of Chantenay Red Cored Carrot for planting.

Chantenay Red Cored Carrot is a type of carrot that has a deep red color and a sweet flavor. It is perfect for adding to salads, soups, and casseroles. This variety of carrot is easy to grow from seed and will produce an abundant crop in just a few short months.

The Latin name for Chantenay Red Cored Carrot is Daucus carota subsp. sativus var. Chantenay Red Core. It is a biennial plant that can be grown in USDA Hardiness Zones 3-9.

Here are some tips on how to grow Chantenay Red Cored Carrots from seed:

- Plant the seeds in well-drained soil at a depth of 1/4-1/2 inch and keep the soil consistently moist.

- Make sure the soil is rich in organic matter with a pH level of 6.0-7.0.

- Allow 12-18 inches between each row and thin out the seedlings to 2-3 inches apart when they reach 3 inches tall.

- Fertilize the soil with nitrogen or compost tea every few weeks to ensure optimal growth and nutrition for the plants.

- Harvest the carrots when they reach 2-3 inches in diameter, usually about 70 days after planting the seeds.

Chantenay Red Cored Carrots are best grown in full sun and need at least 6 hours of sunlight per day to thrive. They also require regular watering, especially during dry periods, and should be mulched to retain moisture and protect the roots from extreme temperatures. To prevent disease, rotate your crops every year and avoid working in wet soil or handling wet plants as much as possible.

This variety of carrot is known for its sweet flavor and deep red color, making it perfect for adding to salads, soups, and casseroles. It is also packed with vitamins A, B6, K1, E, C, folate, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, iron, calcium, copper, manganese, selenium, niacin, thiamin and riboflavin – making it an excellent source of nutrition!

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