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Carrot, Red Cored Chantenay

Carrot, Red Cored Chantenay

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This French heirloom is widely used today by carrot producers. Broad-shouldered with tapered roots lend themselves well to freezing and canning, as well as storage.

+/- 750 Seeds

Certified organic by Quebec Vrai

Growing recommendations

Sow from early spring to midsummer, 3/4” apart , ¼” deep in rows 12-18” apart. Keep the surface of the soil moist – carrot seedlings are slow to emerge. Keep them weeded too. If necessary, thin young seedlings to ¾–2" apart, depending on type or root size desired.

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    We ship throughout Canada. You can select one of two flat rate shipping options at checkout: $5 for lettermail or $23 for expedited (with Canada Post).

    Alternately, you can choose to pick up your order at the farm in Farrellton, QC.

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The trialing allows us to test varieties of a same species side by side and determine which one(s) taste and perform the best.


Breeding and variety maintenance means selecting for traits that are desirable such as flavor, texture, disease resitance, earliness and hardiness, just to mention a few.

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