Celery (Celeriac / Celery root)

Celery (Celeriac / Celery root)

Apium graveolens var. rapaceum

Plant family

Doldenblütler (Apiaceae) (Apiaceae)

Synonyms

Knob Celery, Turnip-Rooted Celery

Season Overview

Propagating

Planting

Harvest

J

F

M

A

M

J

J

A

S

O

N

D

Details

Light requirement

Sunny

Water requirement

Very humid

Soil

Medium (loamy)

Nutrient requirement

High

Light germinator

Seeding distance

50 cm

Row spacing

50 cm

Seeding depth

0 cm

Instructions

Mid of April

Transplanting

End of April

Hygiene

Every three Weeks

Description

Celeriac is the name given to various varieties of celery that form a tuber at the top of the root. This can be harvested. Celery is an umbelliferous plant.

Origin:

Europe

Growing tips

The plants are sensitive to cold and thrive best in nutrient-rich, humus-rich soil, with a regular water supply during the main growing season. Celery is a light germinator, so when sowing you should only lightly press and water the seeds, but not cover them with soil.

Diseases

Septoria Leaf Spot

Pests

No pests