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4503

Alexanders

  • Botanical Name: Smyrnium olusatrum
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.

 
NZ $3.95
 
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INFORMATION

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

Transplant
BEST USE

Culinary

KEY to
WHEN TO SOW

1
EARLY
SPRING
2
LATE SPRING &
EARLY SUMMER
3
LATE SUMMER &
EARLY AUTUMN
   

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