Growing Celery

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19 Jun 22 EC Sunshine (Australia - temperate climate)
I've never used seed for growing celery. I buy an organic/non organic bunch, chop off the base place in water and replace the water regularly and place on kitchen bench in sun for a while. Once its starts growing ( starts fast but I let it grow for a while) I then plant it. I've just pulled an amazing bunch planted undercover but northern sun that started just before the recent Sydney rain event in March. I was concerned with the flavour being watery and bland due to the soil being blanched by all the rain so left it in a bit longer when the sun came out. Amazing!!. I am now growing another one from the base of this one I just grew.
23 Jun 22 Michael (Australia - temperate climate)
Hello all, I agree with EC sunshine coast and Rokky, I have both seedling plants (garden centre bought) growing nicely in raised garden beds since the beginning of May (temperate climate -Adelaide, day temps range from 14 - 18 currently overnight temps 6- 10 . I started planting Celery bottoms in June from supermarket bought celery bought weekly. Both lots are growing really well. All are planted close together, to promote blanching and structure, some are stringless and some regular stringy type. Now that we are past the Solstice hopefully the longer days will encourage good growth. I treat the growing beds with Bicarb water solution for disease and sprinkle the growing beds with Blood and Bone for plant growth and to keep the local possum away.
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