Celery Celebrity, (Apium graveolens Celebrity)

 

Decidious herbaceous edible biennial vegetable with pinnate leaves, creamy white flowers and a furrowed stalk which has a mild, sweetish, aromatic taste. This is a self-blanching variety with long stalks. Will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

 

Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in saline soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland). It prefers moist soil.

 

General Vegetable Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Ensure that the top is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Vegetable and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Vegetable is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.