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Carrots, Royal Chantenay

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Royal Chantenay is a very flavorful carrot often used for juicing and other processing. It is large, stump-rooted, and deep red-orange to center. It is about 1" longer and a little more cylindrical than standard Red Core Chantenay. This is an elite strain with higher pack-out weight than Red Core. Suitable for heavier soils. Approx. 60-74 days.

Cultural data: field planting 
Growing season: cool season
Days to maturity: 65-90 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 80ºF, range 45-85ºF. Cultural information: sow in early spring 1" apart in 2" wide rows. Space rows 18" apart.
Seed count: 24,200 seeds/oz. or 387,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: ½ oz. per 100 ft. row, 3lb./acre.
Diseases and pests: Blight diseases. Practice crop rotation.
Harvesting: Harvest when full orange color develops on orange varieties.