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Celeriac - Seeds
1 packet Celeriac - 30 seeds. It is a variety of celery cultivated for its edible roots, hypocotyl, and shoots.
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Description for Celeriac

It is a biennial grown as an annual.The short stem and upper part of the roots grow into a cream-green colored, round shape about 10-15 cm in diameter. The skin is textured and ridged. The flesh is creamy-white and firm but not as firm in texture as carrots.

Common name(s): Turnip-rooted celery, celery root, knob celery
Flower colours: White or pale yellow
Bloom time: Winter and early summer
Max reacahble height: Up to 2 feet
Difficulty to grow:: Easy to grow

Planting and care

Sow the seeds indoors as early as 8 to 10 weeks before the average last frost date in spring. Celeriac may take 2 or 3 weeks to germinate. Transplant the seedlings in bigger tray. Shift them again to the open ground if wanted to. Keep the 25 to 35 cm distance. Celeriac requires 90 to 120 days to reach harvest.

Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Fertile, organic rich, moisture retentive soil
Water: Moderate
Temperature: 17 to 26 degrees C
Fertilizer: Use any organic fertilizer including manure.

Caring for Celeriac

  • Don't cover the seeds with soil as they need sunlight to germinate.
  • After sowing place them in warm area, prefer indoor.
  • Apply some poultry manure to the soil.
  • Prick the seedlings gently for transplanting.
  • Prune excess top growth so the root will grow.
  • Remove weeds timely.

Harvesting

Cool weather

Typical uses of Celeriac

Special features: Taste

Culinary use: It is edible raw or cooked. Sliced celeriac occurs as an ingredient in soups, casseroles, and other savory dishes.

Ornamental use: Foliage is attractive and can be kept for an ornamental use.

Medicinal use: It contains a great amount of nutrients and fibres.

References

  • https://www.quickcrop.co.uk/learning/plant/celeriac
  • https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/grow-your-own/vegetables/celeriac
  • http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/5582/how-to-grow-celeriac
  • http://www.specialtyproduce.com/produce/Celeriac_Flowers_10903.php

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5 / 5 Aman Singhal 09 October 2018
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