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Carrot - Royal Chantenary
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These carrots are famous for their sweet flavor which holds up well in cooking. An heirloom introduced to the US from France in the 1800’s these large, thick, blunt carrots pull easily, store well in the root cellar, and grow well in heavy soils.,We think they the best over-all choice for a homestead.
Direct seed this cool season crop when soil can be worked in the spring (soil temp at least 40+℉). Do first planting about mid-April and every two weeks till mid-July. 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep, 4 seeds per inch, thin to 2 inches apart.
carrots are easy to grow and slow to germinate
likes regular watering
makes a good companion plant with leeks or tomatoes
tap root makes a great mineral accumulator
grated root makes pretty orange dye for food and fabric; and the carrot tops produce lovely chartreuse-y green dye
Daucus carota v. sativus
Seed Count: 200
Plant Cycle: Biennial
Days to Germinate: 6-14
Days to Harvest: 70
Seed Source: Safe Seed Pledge
Planting Seasons: Spring and Summer
Cold Hardy: Yes
Seed Saving Level: Advanced
Seed Storage : About 3+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)
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