Week 21 – May 23, 2019

Plant Information

Peppermint Stick Celery

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Apium graveolens

Common Name: Celery, Annual Herb

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Plant Habit: Columnar

Characteristics: Shade Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 7 - 8" (18 - 20cm)

Height: 10 - 24" (25 - 61cm)

Width: 10" (25cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun

General Information: Thin stalks pack a potent celery flavor.
Excellent for soups and stews, as an edible garnish for a relish tray or just eat it fresh.

Grower Information:

This unique red celery is a real culinary delight! The striped candy pink and green stalks shade to green leaves. Intense, full-flavored celery is perfect for any kitchen garden, with abundant yields of 0.25-in. (0.6-cm) wide stalks. A beautiful addition to herb planters and mixed combo planters. Use the leaves and stalks for fresh seasoning all year. Tends to keep its color when cooked. Very slow to bolt. Harvest outer stalks, and inner stalks will grow for later harvesting; features a long harvest period.