Celeriac Growing Guide

Celeriac

Crop Rotation Group

Umbelliferae (Carrot and root family) 

Soil

Rich, moisture-retentive soil with plenty of compost dug in.

Position

Full sun.

Frost tolerant

Tolerates frost, but is injured by hard freezes.

Feeding

Feed monthly with a liquid organic fertilizer.

Companions

Lettuce, Spinach and Peas.

Spacing

Single Plants: 1' 1" (35cm) each way (minimum)
Rows: 11" (30cm) with 1' 3" (40cm) row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Sow seeds 6 inches apart and one-fourth inch deep. Thin to proper spacing when the plants are about one month old.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalized calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Mulch to keep the soil cool and moist.

Harvesting

Young leaves can be used to season cooked dishes. Dig the roots after the weather cools in the fall.

Troubleshooting

Large, stately plants are easy to grow.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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