Celery Growing Guide

Celery

Crop Rotation Group

Umbelliferae (Carrot and root family) 

Soil

Rich, moisture-retentive soil with plenty of compost dug in.

Position

Shade or semi-shade.

Frost tolerant

No.

Feeding

Weekly liquid feed in mid to late summer.

Companions

Chives, Dill, Beans, Leek, Lovage, Marjoram, Onion, Onions, Sage, Spinach, Tomato and Nasturtium.

Spacing

Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 30cm (11") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow spring to summer.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Unless using a self-blanching type, will need to be planted in trenches, then tubes wrapped round in mid summer and/or earthed up with soil. Keep moist during dry weather.

Harvesting

Can cut frequently if required. In any case harvest before the first frost in autumn.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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