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Chantenay Carrot Seeds (Organic)

Chantenay Carrot Seeds (Organic)

Chantenay Carrots - Good Multi-Use Carrot

  • Growing Zones: 3 to 11.
  • Chill Requirements: Carrots, including Chantenay, do not require specific chill hours for fruiting.
  • Bloom Time: Chantenay Carrots produce white, umbrella-shaped flowers in their second year.
  • Approximate Harvesting Dates: 65 to 75 days after planting.
  • Looks: Chantenay Carrots are broad-shouldered, stump-rooted carrots with a vibrant orange color.
  • Personality: Known for their adaptability to various soil types and their ability to thrive in both cooler and warmer climates.
  • Facts of Note: Chantenay Carrots are rich in beta-carotene and other nutrients, offering sweet, crunchy roots ideal for cooking and fresh eating.
  • Pollinator Requirement: Carrots do not need specific pollinators as they are primarily grown for their root production.
  • Ideal Soil Temperatures: 50°F to 85°F (10°C to 29°C)
  • Planting Depths: Seeds are sown approximately ½ inch deep.
  • Germination Period: 10 to 21 days.
  • Height at Maturity: Chantenay Carrots reach a height of about 7 to 9 inches (18 to 23 cm).
  • Days to Maturity: 65 to 75 days from planting.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun for optimal growth.
  • Spacing After Thinning: Spacing is 3 to 4 inches apart after thinning to allow proper root development.Chantenay carrots:
  • Approx Seeds per Pack: 500 Seeds

A variety scientifically known as Daucus carota var. sativus, is a rewarding venture for any gardener. These biennial heirloom carrots possess remarkable flavor and versatility, making them an ideal addition to various culinary endeavors.

Characteristics of Chantenay Carrots:

Chantenay carrots are characterized by their deep red-orange hue and typically grow to a length of 5 to 6 inches. Their roots exhibit a conical shape with wide-topped shoulders, culminating in crisp and tender produce. These carrots are celebrated for their all-purpose nature, excelling in canning, juicing, freezing, and root cellaring due to their rich flavor and texture.

Nutritional Value:

Carrots, including the Chantenay variety, are a nutritional powerhouse. They boast exceptionally high levels of vitamin A, making them beneficial for vision health. Additionally, they serve as a good source of vitamin C and potassium, contributing to overall well-being and immune function.

Optimal Growing Conditions

  • Soil Temperature: Chantenay carrots thrive in soil temperatures ranging between 45°F to 85°F.

  • Planting Depth: Sow the seeds at a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch for optimal germination.

  • Germination: Under suitable conditions, expect germination to occur within 6 to 20 days.

  • Maturity: These carrots typically reach maturity in approximately 75 days.

  • Sun/Shade: Chantenay carrots flourish in full sun exposure, ensuring robust growth and development.

  • Spacing After Thinning: Once the seedlings emerge, maintain a spacing of 2 to 3 inches between them for healthy growth.

Planting Chantenay Carrots 

When planting Chantenay carrots, select a sunny location in your garden with well-draining soil. Prepare the soil by loosening it to a depth of at least 12 inches, ensuring it’s free from stones or clumps that might obstruct root growth.

Sow the seeds directly into the soil at the recommended depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Cover the seeds lightly with soil and ensure consistent moisture during the germination period. Thinning is essential once the seedlings emerge, ensuring they have ample space to develop. Maintain the recommended spacing of 2 to 3 inches between plants to foster robust growth.

Care and Maintenance

  • Watering: Provide consistent moisture, especially during dry spells, but avoid waterlogged conditions to prevent rotting of the roots.

  • Weeding: Regularly weed the area around the carrots to prevent competition for nutrients and space.

  • Mulching: Applying a layer of mulch can help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

  • Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer according to the instructions to support healthy growth.

Harvesting Chantenay Carrots:

Harvesting time for Chantenay carrots usually falls around 75 days after planting. However, you can gauge their readiness by observing their size and color. Gently pull them out of the ground, ensuring minimal damage to the roots.

 

Storage After harvesting, remove excess soil without washing the carrots. Store them in a cool, humid environment like a root cellar or refrigerator to prolong their freshness.

 

Check out our Carrot Growing Guide for more information.

USDA Certified Organic
Quantity Discounts for Chantenay Carrot Seeds (Organic)
Buy 10 for $3.69 each
Buy 50 for $2.99 each
$3.99
/Pack

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Description

  • Growing Zones: 3 to 11.
  • Chill Requirements: Carrots, including Chantenay, do not require specific chill hours for fruiting.
  • Bloom Time: Chantenay Carrots produce white, umbrella-shaped flowers in their second year.
  • Approximate Harvesting Dates: 65 to 75 days after planting.
  • Looks: Chantenay Carrots are broad-shouldered, stump-rooted carrots with a vibrant orange color.
  • Personality: Known for their adaptability to various soil types and their ability to thrive in both cooler and warmer climates.
  • Facts of Note: Chantenay Carrots are rich in beta-carotene and other nutrients, offering sweet, crunchy roots ideal for cooking and fresh eating.
  • Pollinator Requirement: Carrots do not need specific pollinators as they are primarily grown for their root production.
  • Ideal Soil Temperatures: 50°F to 85°F (10°C to 29°C)
  • Planting Depths: Seeds are sown approximately ½ inch deep.
  • Germination Period: 10 to 21 days.
  • Height at Maturity: Chantenay Carrots reach a height of about 7 to 9 inches (18 to 23 cm).
  • Days to Maturity: 65 to 75 days from planting.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun for optimal growth.
  • Spacing After Thinning: Spacing is 3 to 4 inches apart after thinning to allow proper root development.Chantenay carrots:
  • Approx Seeds per Pack: 500 Seeds

A variety scientifically known as Daucus carota var. sativus, is a rewarding venture for any gardener. These biennial heirloom carrots possess remarkable flavor and versatility, making them an ideal addition to various culinary endeavors.

Characteristics of Chantenay Carrots:

Chantenay carrots are characterized by their deep red-orange hue and typically grow to a length of 5 to 6 inches. Their roots exhibit a conical shape with wide-topped shoulders, culminating in crisp and tender produce. These carrots are celebrated for their all-purpose nature, excelling in canning, juicing, freezing, and root cellaring due to their rich flavor and texture.

Nutritional Value:

Carrots, including the Chantenay variety, are a nutritional powerhouse. They boast exceptionally high levels of vitamin A, making them beneficial for vision health. Additionally, they serve as a good source of vitamin C and potassium, contributing to overall well-being and immune function.

Optimal Growing Conditions

  • Soil Temperature: Chantenay carrots thrive in soil temperatures ranging between 45°F to 85°F.

  • Planting Depth: Sow the seeds at a depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch for optimal germination.

  • Germination: Under suitable conditions, expect germination to occur within 6 to 20 days.

  • Maturity: These carrots typically reach maturity in approximately 75 days.

  • Sun/Shade: Chantenay carrots flourish in full sun exposure, ensuring robust growth and development.

  • Spacing After Thinning: Once the seedlings emerge, maintain a spacing of 2 to 3 inches between them for healthy growth.

Planting Chantenay Carrots 

When planting Chantenay carrots, select a sunny location in your garden with well-draining soil. Prepare the soil by loosening it to a depth of at least 12 inches, ensuring it’s free from stones or clumps that might obstruct root growth.

Sow the seeds directly into the soil at the recommended depth of 1/4 to 1/2 inch. Cover the seeds lightly with soil and ensure consistent moisture during the germination period. Thinning is essential once the seedlings emerge, ensuring they have ample space to develop. Maintain the recommended spacing of 2 to 3 inches between plants to foster robust growth.

Care and Maintenance

  • Watering: Provide consistent moisture, especially during dry spells, but avoid waterlogged conditions to prevent rotting of the roots.

  • Weeding: Regularly weed the area around the carrots to prevent competition for nutrients and space.

  • Mulching: Applying a layer of mulch can help retain moisture and regulate soil temperature.

  • Fertilization: Use a balanced fertilizer according to the instructions to support healthy growth.

Harvesting Chantenay Carrots:

Harvesting time for Chantenay carrots usually falls around 75 days after planting. However, you can gauge their readiness by observing their size and color. Gently pull them out of the ground, ensuring minimal damage to the roots.

 

Storage After harvesting, remove excess soil without washing the carrots. Store them in a cool, humid environment like a root cellar or refrigerator to prolong their freshness.

 

Check out our Carrot Growing Guide for more information.

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
Growth Habit : Herbaceous
Life Cycle : Biennial
Plant Family : Umbelliferae (Parsley)
Planting Time : Fall
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Sun Requirements : Full Sun/Part Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Chantenay grows well in heavy or shallow soils, retaining its shape well, but will also grow in light, deeply tilled soils with plenty of added organic matter, good drainage, a pH range of 6.0-6.6, and regular water. Apply a mulch layer once established to keep roots cool.

Planting & Growing: Seed directly into 75F soil for quick germination. Mix the small seeds with dry coffee grounds or sand to improve seed distribution. Over planting requires thinning to provide sufficient growing room.

Harvesting & Storage: You may need to loosen soil to pull carrots without breaking off tops. Trim off foliage to extend storage time. Layer roots in a container with damp medium and store in cool, moist conditions.

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Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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