Chantenay Long Carrot - Packet

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Bright orange, crisp, and unbelievably sweet, Chantenay Long carrots are a big and chunky variety that will grow well in virtually any garden (even those with heavy soil). It's perfect for freezing, canning, cooking, or eating fresh, and its size and shape make it a top pick for juicing. Also great for root cellars. 65-75 days.
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Developed by French seed specialist Louis de Vilmorin in the 1830s, Chantenay Long carrots have an exquisite flavor, a brilliant color, tender flesh, and grow to an impressive size. Reaching 5-7 inches in length with shoulders as broad as 2.5 inches, they keep their sweet flavor and appealing texture even when at their largest. A direct-sow vegetable with a heavy yield and relatively quick trip to maturity, Chantenay Long carrots can be grown in staggered harvests for a continuous crop all season long. Simply space your plantings about three weeks apart and you'll have carrots coming up all summer. And you'll want plenty of these carrots on hand as their uses in the kitchen are countless. Yes...any way you slice it, dice it, prepare it, or preserve it, the Chantenay Long carrot is vegetable perfection.
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Botanical Name
Daucus carota
How To Grow
Planting Depth
1/4 inch
Seed Spacing
1/2 inch
Row Spacing
9-16 inches
Space After Thinning
1-3 inches
Days To Germinate
6-21 days
Days To Maturity
Seed Life Cycle
Additional Information
Introduced in 1800s
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