Celery

This low-calorie, high-fiber vegetable is a nutritional powerhouse, providing essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.

Growing celery at home allows you to enjoy a pesticide-free, fresh supply of this crunchy green delight, ensuring that your meals are not only flavourful but also packed with health benefits.

Celery is a versatile ingredient, lending itself to a variety of dishes, from salads to soups and snacks. Additionally, tending to celery in your garden fosters a deeper connection to the food you consume, promoting a sense of satisfaction and pride in harvesting your own produce.

With its adaptability to different growing conditions, cultivating celery becomes an accessible and rewarding endeavour, contributing to a more sustainable and self-sufficient lifestyle.

Celtuce - 242RW

Celtuce - 242RW

Details   Celtuce is a cultivar of lettuce grown primarily for its thick stem or its leaves. The stem is usually harvested at a length of around 15–20 cm and a diameter of around 3–4 cm. It is crisp, moist, and mildly flavored, and typically prepared by slicing and then stir frying with more strongly flavoured ingredients. Grow plants about 30cm apart
Botanical name   Lactuca sativa
Contains at least   50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest   Feb 2023
Grower name   Richard-Paul
Storage Info   Seed stock refreshed yearly
Price per packet   $4.50 if you buy 1 or more

Elne - 235SPH

Details   Landrace southern grown Celery Elne, Originally from Kings seeds, Has been on the same spot for 2 years before going to seed and has been a strong producer - I originally planted it for rabbit food and just cut and let regrow before it finally went to seed.  Lovely flavour and strong stems.
Botanical name   Apium graveolens
Contains at least   50
Date Of Seed Harvest   autumn 2023
Grower name   Sara Pepers-Hiltrop
Storage Info   frozen stored
Price per packet   $4.50 if you buy 1 or more
Karaka - 83RW

Karaka - 83RW

Details   This line of Celery started of as Nutty but was crossed with Utah Giant back in 2012, now a stable line thats less stringy than that of Nutty. Grow year round in warm areas and from Sep till Feb in cooler areas.
Botanical name   Apium graveolens
Contains at least   50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest   Jan 2022
Grower name   Richard-Paul
Price per packet   $4.50 if you buy 1 or more
Red Giant - 2RW

Red Giant - 2RW

Details   Large strain of perennial celery producing red stalks and pinkish yellow blanched hearts, looks good in raw salads. Stronger tasting than green celery, good for soups and stews. Handles winter frosts better than standard celery varieties, though in heavy frost areas the stems are not eatable during these periods .  
Botanical name   Apium graveolens var. dulce
Contains at least   50 seeds
Date Of Seed Harvest   Jan 2023
Grower name   Richard-Paul
Price per packet   $4.50 if you buy 1 or more