Osborne Quality Seeds recommends purchasing only enough pelleted seed for your current growing season. Conventional pellets are not NOP compliant.
Celery Growing Information
Transplant: Plants are slow growing, so start seeds 10-12 weeks before transplant date. Start in trays at 1/8” depth. Plant outside after last frost.
Spacing:6-12” apart in rows 24” apart.
Growth needs: Grows best in fertile soil that is high in organic matter.Regular irrigation is crucial foroptimal yield and quality. Bolting can occur if starts are exposed to temperatures below 55° F for more than 10 days.
Harvest: When bulbs are desired size for celeriac, which can be sold fresh with tops or bulk without tops. When stalks are of desired size for celery. Foliage can cause a rash, so wear long sleeves when harvesting on warm, sunny days.
Storage:Store celeriac for 6-8 months at 32° F. Store celery by dunking in cold water after harvest and storing at 32° F with 98% humidity for 4-8 weeks.