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Celery Seeds, Utah

Apium graveolens
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Garden grown celery is much more aromatic and flavorful than store-bought celery.  This dependable variety has a compact growing habit with the added bonus of being disease resistant and slow to bolt. 

For the more experienced gardener.

  • SKU: 141172
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Grow best in
Best In:
Full sun
Days to germination
Days to
20-30 days
Water needs
Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
Days to maturity
Days to
90-100 days after transplanting to garden
Key Features Chevron Down Chevron Forward
  • Plant Type: Vegetable
  • Botanical Name: Apium graveolens
  • Fill Weight (grams): 0.2
  • Approximate Seed Count: 350-375
  • Characteristics: frost-senstive
  • Planting Method: Start Indoors
  • Plant Lifecycle: Annual
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated
  • Water Needs: Average 2.5-5 cm (1-2") per week
  • Flavor: Leafy and earthy
  • Disease Resistance: disease resistant|slow to bolt
Instructions Chevron Down Chevron Forward
    Growing Instructions:

    Start celery seeds indoors 10 to 12 weeks before the last frost in your area. Follow the seed depth and spacing guidelines indicated below. Once all danger of frost has passed, seedlings should be hardened off before planting in their growing location. Seedlings should be transplanted according to the plant and row spacing directions below. Regularly monitor your plants and ensure that the soil remains moist, but not soggy while they establish themselves in their new environment.

    Click here to read more information on planning and planting a garden.

  • Planting Depth: 6 mm (1/4")
  • Seed Spacing: 13 mm (1/2")
  • Plant Spacing: 30 cm (12")
  • Row Spacing: 45 cm (18")

  • Instructions for Nutrient Care: Feed plants SUPERthrive once per week. Mix 1.2 ml (1/4 tsp) per 4L (1 gallon) of water in a watering can and apply solution to the base of the plants.
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Growing Suggestions:
  • Celery does not do well in hot weather and this too may affect stalk production and circumference growth. Try putting a milk carton, with the bottom cut out, around plants to shield them from the hot sun.
  • Always soak the soil thoroughly when watering because celery has a small, shallow root system. Any water stress during the growing season causes the stalks to become stringy and gives them a strong flavor.
  • Celery’s slow growth and small root system does not compete well with weeds. Frequent, shallow cultivation will control weeds and keep the soil surface loose. Because the roots of the celery are very close to the surface, do not cultivate too deeply.
  • Plants are ready to use when they are 7 cm (3" ) or more in diameter. Celery harvested in hot, dry weather may be tough, stringy, and bitter.

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