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    Celery - Red Stalk

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    (Apium graveolens) - Certified Organic Seed - Grown at Greenpatch Organic Seeds

    Red Celery is a unique variety with red stems that have a robust flavour. Stems are thinner then conventional celery types and are more suited to cooking then eating fresh. Extremelly hardy grower. 

    Pests may include slugs/snails. 

    How to Grow

    Celery likes rich well drained soil and ample water to ensure lush growth for a better textured stem. Sow seeds into pots and cover seed with 1-2mm of soil. Transplant to the garden at 3cm high and keep well fed. Harvest stems from 40 days as young stems. Allow to grow to full size after 80-90 days. Space plants 30cm apart.

    Sow Autumn-Winter

    Sow into pots then transplant to garden at 3cm high

    Seed packet contains 400 seeds

    2500 seeds/gram.

    75 days to maturity

    Uses

    Red Stem celery is a much stronger flavour then other varieties. It is typically not used fresh in salads, instead use it for flavouring soups, stocks and adding to bakes dishes. It can also be dried and ground into a power to make it available year round for general cooking use.