Days to Germination: 8-12
Days To Harvest: 68
Planting Depth: 1/4 to 1/2"
Spacing, Row: 12 to 15"
Spacing, Plant: 2 to 3 inches
Light: Full Sun
SOW: in deep, well-worked, stone-free soil after danger of frost from spring to midsummer (April - July). In Deep South, Gulf and Pacific Coast Areas, sowing may be done Feb - May & Aug-Sept.
In full sun and well-drained soil, sow 3 seeds per inch in the row. Cover seeds firmly with soil. For fresh carrots all season plant every 3 weeks until 75 days before the first fall frost.
THIN: seedlings to stand 2-3" apart when seedlings are 1-2" high
Suggestions: Too much water can cause carrots to crack. Cultivate periodically or mulch to control weeds. Also, lightly place soil over exposed roots to prevent cracking. Do not transplant, as crooked roots may result.
Chantenay Red Core (68 Days)
Dacus Carota sativus
Roots are 5 to 5½ inches long and 2½ inches thick at the shoulder. Orange-scarlet color carries all the way through to the center. Selected for heavy yield, deep color, and small core.