Celery Gardening Guides for Teachers

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Celery Gardening Guides for Students + Teachers + Organic School Gardens
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  • 1. Celery Vegetable
  • 2. Celery Growing guide Water in dry weather. For best flavour, ‘blanch’ trench varieties when 30cm tall (tie newspaper ‘columns’ around stems, leaving leaf tips showing; pull soil around) GROW PLANT Sow seed 0.1cm deep in pots. Harden off and transplant 15-30cm apart. Plant ‘trench’ varieties at the base of a 10cm deep trench; backfilling left-over soil to ‘blanch’ (below) Equipment needed Newspaper (optional) Dig up as required; finish harvesting ‘self-blanching’ varieties before frosts, trenched plants from October. Harvest before leaves yellow EAT J Suggested varieties: Daybreak, Green Utah (self-blanching); Solid White (trench) Vegetable Spring Term F M Sow indoors A Summer Term M J J Sow outdoors 2.5cm = 1 inch 30 cm = 1 foot A Plant out/transplant Autumn/Winter Term S O N D Harvest Use cloche Trickier Average time to harvest 25wks (self-blanching); 40(trench) Germination time 12-18 days Average plant size 45cm tall, 30cm wide Family group to grow with Apiaceae: carrot, parsnip Seed saving group 4 - Biennial, needs isolation Key nutritional content Vitamin C