Celery – Gold Self Blanching

Product Info

Traditionally a hard to grow vegetable in terms of constant care, this variety makes it easy.  This dwarf cultivar will produce 9″ stalks of tasty celery.  Good for cooking or use fresh for your raw vegetable platters.  For a more tender stalk, water frequently.  Celery like about 1″ of water per week.  “Hilling up” is not necessary with this variety and it will tolerate partial shade to full sun.  Celery needs a long growing season to mature.

Exposure:  Full sun

Matures:  85-100 days

Spacing:  7-9″ apart

Kid Friendly:  No

Container Friendly:  No

Heirloom:  No

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DIG THIS!   about Celery:

Celery is a cool weather crop and will do best if planted in the garden early.  Provide some shade in the hottest part of the day.  The famous Italian lover Casanova was said to include lots of celery in his diet.  He must have believed it would keep up his stamina!  One stalk of celery contains about 10 calories.  Hippocrates described celery as a “nerve soother.”