Collection: Celery Seeds

Grow some celery for eating fresh or for soups and stews

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Collection: Celery Seeds

Exploring a Variety of Celery Seeds

Celery is a versatile vegetable that adds a crisp, refreshing flavor to various dishes, from soups and salads to snacks and dips. Growing your own celery at home can be a rewarding experience, and one of the essential steps in starting your celery garden is selecting the right celery seeds.

Standard Green Celery Seeds

Description: Standard Green Celery is the classic celery variety that most people are familiar with. It is characterized by its bright green stalks, mild flavor, and crisp texture. These seeds are perfect for those looking to grow traditional celery for use in various culinary applications.

Growing Requirements: Standard Green Celery seeds require a sunny location with well-drained soil. They thrive in cooler climates and benefit from regular watering. Keeping the soil consistently moist throughout the growing season is important to achieve tender, flavorful stalks.

Red Celery Seeds

Description: Red Celery, or Pascal Red, is a unique and visually striking celery variety. The stalks of this celery are tinged with red or pink hues, adding a vibrant touch to your garden and culinary creations. The flavor is slightly stronger and earthier than standard green celery.

Growing Requirements: Red Celery seeds have similar growing requirements to the standard green variety. They need plenty of sunlight, well-drained soil, and consistent moisture to thrive. The striking red coloration becomes more pronounced as the celery matures, making it a visually appealing addition to your garden.

Cutting Celery Seeds

Description: Cutting Celery, also known as Leaf Celery, is a celery variety grown primarily for its flavorful leaves and not for its stalks. It has a more intense celery flavor than standard celery, making it an excellent choice for adding depth to soups, stews, and salads.

Growing Requirements: Cutting Celery is relatively easy to grow and can be cultivated in both sunny and partially shaded areas. Unlike standard celery, it doesn't require hilling or blanching. Regular harvesting of the leaves encourages continuous growth throughout the growing season.

Celeriac Seeds

Description: Celeriac, also known as celery root or knob celery, is a variety of celery grown for its enlarged root rather than its stalks. The root has a unique nutty and celery-like flavor, making it a versatile ingredient for soups, purees, and stews.

Growing Requirements: Celeriac seeds thrive in well-drained soil and require ample sunlight. The root should be grown beneath the soil's surface, with only the leafy greens above ground. Harvesting typically occurs in late fall, once the roots have reached a suitable size.

Organic Celery Seeds

Description: Organic Celery Seeds are ideal for those who prefer to grow their vegetables without the use of synthetic pesticides or fertilizers. These seeds come from celery plants cultivated using organic farming practices, ensuring a healthier and more sustainable approach to gardening.

Growing Requirements: Organic celery seeds follow the same growing requirements as their non-organic counterparts. However, organic gardening emphasizes soil health, crop rotation, and natural pest control methods to maintain a balanced ecosystem in your garden.

Celery seeds come in various varieties, each offering unique flavors and characteristics to suit your gardening and culinary preferences. Whether you opt for the classic Standard Green Celery, the visually appealing Red Celery, the aromatic Cutting Celery, the earthy Celeriac, or the sustainable Organic Celery, you'll find celery seeds to meet your specific needs. Understanding the growing requirements of these different celery varieties will help you cultivate a successful celery garden and enjoy the bounty of this versatile vegetable in your meals.

Learn more about seed starting in your organic garden with our resource guide and buy everything you need with our Seed Starting Kit.

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