Outstanding performance in a short season. Handles heat and drought stress better than most celery, very forgiving for the weekend gardener. Tender, non-stringy stalks on self-blanching, vigorous plants. Resistant to fusarium.
Germination: 14-21 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 60-75ºF.
Seed Sowing Depth: 1/8-1/4" deep
Sowing Indoors: Start 10-12 weeks before last frost. Soaking seeds overnight aids germination. Keep soil moist and temperatures at 70-75ºF. Liquid fertilize seedlings every 7-10 days. Transplant after last frost 8-12” apart.
Sowing Outdoors: Not recommended, especially in northern areas
Harvest: Stalks over 8-10”, from the outside first. Harvest entire plant late summer through the fall.
Tips: Needs fertile soil and consistent moisture through the entire season for optimum growth. Add compost to planting area and fertilize regularly, mulch and keep moist.