Celery- Chinese

Apium graveolens var. dulce

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Standard seed packet, 300 seeds

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Celery- Chinese

Apium graveolens var. dulce

  • Vegetable
  • Very tender variety
  • Good in salads and stir-fries

Upright habit. Dark green stalks and foliage. Stalks much more tender than other common varieties; can be used raw or cooked. Leaves are used as a flavouring; fresh or dried. Ideal in salads, soups, stir-fries and as a cooked vegetable.

How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 3mm
When: Spring and autumn
Row Spacing: 80cm
Position: Part or full sun, well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Hardiness: Hardy
Days to Maturity/flowering: 120 days
Care: Keep well watered. May bolt in cold weather. Protect from slugs and snails. Susceptible to leaf spot. Pick outside stalks as required.

(Product number: D3-16)
Seeds per gram: 2500 seeds

SKU D3-16
Botanical name: Apium graveolens var. dulce
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 300 seeds
Seeds per gram: 2500

Hard to grow

By: on 22 March 2016
Not sure if it's the quality of the seed or it's just naturally hard to grow, still no sprouts after planting it for 3 weeks.


By: on 22 March 2016
The early germination rate is moderate and the plants appear healthy and but growing slowly.

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