About Apium graveolens
Apium graveolens is a biennial growing to 0.6 m (2ft) by 0.3 m (1ft in). Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils and can grow in saline soils. Wild celery has a long history of medicinal and food use.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Wild Celery. Ajmod, Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)|
|Maximum Reachable Height || 2.00 to 2.50 feet |
|Flower Colour ||Green to white (2nd year)|
|Bloom Time ||Seasonal bloomer |
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and carePlants can be cut frequently, starting about 4 weeks after planting.It will regrow and remain productive over many months, though eventually will run to seed inspring.Leave a few plants to see in second season.Young seedlings can be transplanted to wheverver required.
Apium graveolens care
Prefers a rich moist soil in sun or semi-shade, but with some shade in the summer. It is tolerant of saline soils. The plants are fairly hardy, though they can be damaged by hard frosts.
|Sunlight ||Full sun |
|Watering ||Medium |
|Soil || well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||10°C / 50°F |
|Fertilizer ||Apply for organic fertilizer|
Apium graveolens special feature
Plants may naturalize in the landscape through self-seeding.
Apium graveolens uses
- It is an aromatic bitter tonic herb that reduces blood pressure, relieves indigestion, stimulates the uterus and is anti-inflammatory
- The whole plant is harvested when fruiting and is usually liquidized to extract the juice
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Apium graveolens ?
Apium graveolens is commonly known as Wild Celery. Ajmod, Ajwain-ka-patta (Indian)
How tall do Apium graveolens grow?
On average Apium graveolens grows 2.00 to 2.50 feet
What color are Apium graveolens ?
A Apium graveolens plant bears flowers of color Green to white (2nd year)
When Apium graveolens blooms?
With enough light, Apium graveolens may produce Green to white (2nd year) flowers in Seasonal bloomer
How hard is Apium graveolens to grow?
A Apium graveolens is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Apium graveolens need?
A Apium graveolens prefers Full sun
How much water does a Apium graveolens need?
A Apium graveolens prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Apium graveolens need?
A Apium graveolens prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Apium graveolens like?
A Apium graveolens prefers 10°C / 50°F
How often should I fertilize my Apium graveolens ?
To encourage Apium graveolens growth, Apply for organic fertilizer
Friday, 22 November 2019
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