Biennial

Alexanders

NZ $3.95

Description

An ancient herb also known as Wild Celery, Black Lovage and Horse Parsley (horses love it). Traditionally it was found in most medieval gardens and is naturalised around coastal England. The entire plant can be eaten including the leaves, stems and roots with a taste somewhere between celery and parsley. Resembling an angelica, it can grow to 1.5 meters tall.

Matures second season from transplant.

 
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4503

Smyrnium olusatrum

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD BEST USE
20-25 21-28 150cm-icon 150cm 100cm-icon 100cm 2.3 50 Transplant-icon Transplant Culinary-icon Culinary

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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