How to grow Celery plant

Celery plant growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Apium also known as Apium graveolens, Celery plant annual or biennial plant also used as medical plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone: 3-9 (biennial) 9-11 (annual).

Celery plant leaves

Leaves color lobed pinnate to bi-pinnate the leaves grow in on stems.

Flower color white in size 1 mm the flower grow in inflorescence umbel shape.

Root round edible white with yellowish peel.

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Requirements for Celery plant growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed /

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, invasive

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn, winter in hot weather

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
0.15 -1 m, 6-40 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full shade with light

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes, but with light

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring in hot weather / Summer

General information about the flower
White flower in the size 1 mm in inflorescence umbel shape

Edible leaves

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Leaves harvesting season
Most of the year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can be cut all the leaves or just some leaves

Information about leaves:
Lobed pinnate to bipinnate the leaves grow in on stems

Uses of Celery plant leaves:
Salad, eaten raw, cooked, spice, herb

Edible Roots

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Information about  Celery plant root:
Round root edible white with yellowish peel

When to pull up Celery plant root:
Most of the year

Uses of Celery plant root:
Eat raw, salad, cooked

Scientific name:

Apium graveolens

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