Carrot 'Chantenay Red Cored'
Daucus carota subsp. sativus
Chantenay Red Cored is a popular variety of Carrot, which belongs to the Daucus genus (Daucus carota subsp. sativus 'Chantenay Red Cored').
Very broad and short root. Orange-red colour throughout. Sweet and tender.
Suited to heavy soils.
Afghanistan is believed to be where Chantenay Red Cored originates from.
Chantenay Red Cored Carrot is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Carrot 'Chantenay Red Cored'
Growing Chantenay Red Cored from seed
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Chantenay Red Cored about 14 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Chantenay Red Cored
Sow in deep, well-worked, stone-free soil after danger of heavy frost from spring to midsummer. Do not transplant, as crooked roots may result. Cultivate periodically or mulch to control weeds. Keep soil evenly moist.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Chantenay Red Cored is a very hardy plant.
By our calculations, you should look at planting out Chantenay Red Cored about 14 days before your last frost date.
Harvesting Chantenay Red Cored
Carrot 'Chantenay Red Cored' information
How long does Chantenay Red Cored take to grow?
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When should I sow Chantenay Red Cored?
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07 Aug 2011
The only one of the three varieties of carrot I planted that grew, and they grew very well in my cold clay soil. Also they did not have any problems with pests and are sweet, unsplit, and crunchy.