Grow Heirloom Carrots – Plant Chantenay Red Cored Carrot Seeds
Chantenay Red Carrot – a classic heirloom – is an excellent all-purpose carrot. Plant Red Chantenay Carrot seeds in well-drained soil. The Red Chantenay can tolerate some shade, but does prefer sun. Plant Red Chantenay Carrot seeds in the spring and then again every few weeks thereafter until summer to ensure a continuous crop.
Name:Carrot Seeds – Chantenay Red Cored
Botanical Name:Daucus Carrota
Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
Planting Season:Cool Season
Plant Type:Long-Lasting Root Vegetable
Features:Heirloom, Good for Microgreens
Fruit Size:5-7 Inch Long Roots
Days to Maturity:70 Days
Plant Height:4-8 Inches
Plant Spacing:2-3 inches
Planting Depth:1/4 inch
Sowing Method:Direct Sow
Seeds per Pound:288, 000
Hardiness Zones:2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
How to Grow Chantenay Red Cored Carrots
When to Plant Carrot Seeds
Start your seeds in late Spring 3-5 weeks before your last frost.
Where to Plant Carrot Seeds
Carrots prefer full sun but can tolerate some shade. Seeds will grow best in deep, loose, and well-drained soil. It is best to sow seeds directly into the garden rather than starting indoors and later transplanting.
How to Plant Carrot Seeds
Plant your seeds 2 inches apart and a