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Chantenay carrot (Daucus carota)

Chantenay carrot (Daucus carota)
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Item number
1102
Group:
Seeds
Seed quantity:
1000
Brand:
magic garden seeds
Botanical name:
daucus carota
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Chantenay is a traditional French carrot that was grown in the 18th century in the eponymous region Chantenay. In the 1950s it experienced a brief renaissance as a summer carrot in European gardens, after which it was forgotten. The open pollinated
Chantenay carrots have several properties that make them ideal for home garden vegetable patches: they are highly resistant to diseases and pests, and with an appropriate cover they can withstand longer periods of cold weather and frost. In addition, they can be eaten unpeeled.
The Chantenay carrot forms rather short, conical roots with rounded tips.

Plant seed: 1000 carrot seeds

How to grow Chantenay carrots



picture source: By VAC = Vilmorin-Andrieux & Compagnie, 1904. "Les plantes potagères" [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
Apiaceae
Plant height approx.:
40–120 cm
Root system :
Taproot
Flower colour:
White
Flowering period :
JulyJuneMay
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
Moderately moist
Lifecycle :
Biennial

Sowing & cultivation

Sowing time outdoors:
AprilFebruaryJanuaryJuneMarchMay
Sowing depth:
1 – 25 cm
Germination time in days:
14 – 40
Planting distance approx.:
2 – 6 cm
Main harvest:
AugustJulyJuneMayOctoberSeptember

Companion planting

Bad intercropping partners:
CeleryFennelParsleyParsnip
Good intercropping partners:
CauliflowerChardDillEndiveGarlicLeafy lettuceLeekLettuceOnionsPeasRadishes

Other names

German names:
Carrotgartenmöhregelbe rübemohrrüberüebliwurzel
French names:
faux chervisgironillemoulettepastenade
Spanish names:
acenoriaazanoriaazenariobufanagascarlota, safanòriacarrotacarrucheracenoriacenourapastanapastanagaplaya de pradosrompesacossatanoriayerba meonayerba mosquerazanahoriazanahoria silvestre

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