Celery Green Sleeves Seeds

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100 Seeds
Apium graveolens
Item Code: 15151



Almost stringless pale green flesh, great crunch and flavour. Easy to grow, stands well and is slow to bolt. High in fibre.

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Planting & Harvesting

Sow & Grow

Indoors March to May. Sow 0.5cm (¼") deep in a tray of compost. Water well and place in a cold frame, greenhouse or on a cool windowsill. A temperature of 15-20°C (60-68°F) is ideal. Keep moist. Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days. Transplant seedlings to other trays, 5cm (2") apart, when large enough to handle (Always handle by a leaf, never by the stem). Grow on in cooler, but not cold conditions. Gradually accustom plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out, 25cm (10") apart, May-June, into rich, well dug soil. Allow 30cm (1') between rows. Water well. Harvest: August to November.

Hint's & Tips

Remove any side shoots, which appear at the base of plants and keep well watered in dry spells.