Organic Royal Chantenay Carrot Seeds
Easy to germinate. Royal Chantenay carrot is an open pollinated heirloom variety. It’s a very delicious and sweet tasting carrot! The carrots will grow from 12-16 cm long. This variety tolerates heavy and shallow soils. The carrots will matures in 65 to 70 days.
How to Grow Carrots
Carrots prefer to planted in full sun. The carrot seeds can be planted approximately 3-5 weeks before the last Spring frost, or 10-12 weeks before the first Fall frost date. Plant the seeds in loose, rich soil with a pH of 5.8 to 6.8. Directly sow the carrot seeds into the garden bed. The seeds will germinate faster when the temperature of the soil is close to 23C (75F). A generous amount of compost should be mixed into the bed before the seeds are planted. Do not let the soil dry out before the seeds have germinated. Sow ¼”- 1/2” deep and space about 2” apart in rows that are 6”- 8” apart. Germination takes approximately 10-21 days. The carrots will mature in 70 days.
For more detailed information, check out our article on growing carrots from seed.