Open Pollinated

Celeriac Mars

NZ $4.95

Description

Also known as Turnip Rooted Celery. Only the large swollen base of the stem, brown on the outside and white on the inside is considered edible. Celeriac can be used raw in salads, eaten as a cooked vegetable or used in soups and stews.  Celeriac Mars is a medium early type with good bolt resistance.  It will weigh 1.8-2kg at maturity and has a firm interior quality that remains white when boiled.  Remove side shoots as they appear when the plant grows and swells.  Harvest when bulbs are 7.5-10cm.  Roots can be stored in sand for winter use.

Matures 90 days from transplant.

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6800

Apium graveolens

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET PREFERRED GROWING METHOD European Cuisine
12-25 18-25 30cm-icon 30cm Warmer Temps 1.2 1000 Transplant-icon Transplant Gourmet Vegetable-icon Gourmet Vegetable

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

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

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