Brother Nature Seeds

Celery - Red

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Seed Details:
Delicious and colourful addition to the average vegetable garden or dinner plate, because of its striking colour. Great in soups, salads and stir-fry or just on its own as a snack or garnish.
Instructions:
Direct seed 2 mm deep. Red Celery is heavy on water and nutrients but worth the effort. Store-bought celery tastes nothing like that which you grow yourself. Use plenty of compost and mulch around the plants to retain moisture.
Habitat:
Moist,well-drained, nutrient-rich soils. Really appreciate compost and mulch.
History:
The Latin name Apium was derived from a prehistoric Indo-European word for water. Celery grows best with an abundance of water and has proven its preference for a moist location with its history of growing in salty marshes and wet soils.
Historic Uses:
Known for its use in pharmacology to effectively relieve gas pains. A 17th-century herbalist Nichols Culpeper proved that the leaves when eaten in the Spring helps to purify the blood.
Seed #:497
Variety:Heirloom
Colour:Red
Temperature (C):18 - 25
Zone:2+
Blooms:May to June
Site:Full Sun
Quantity:100
Height (cm):30 - 40
Spread (cm):20 - 30
Deer Resistant
Scented
Attracts Butterflies