Celery, Tendercrips (Apium graveolens) - 300 Seeds

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Like the name suggests, Tendercrisp is an extremely tender and crisp celery variety that is our go to for the celery to eat. Tendercrisp is a high-yielder and produces massive yet compact heads of celery. The stalks measure about 12" to the first joint, and take about 112 days to reach maturity. No one really knows where celery originated, though claims come from such diverse locations as Sweden, New Zealand, and Algeria.

•American grown seeds
•USDA Zones: 3-12

Growing Instructions:
Celery grows best as a fall crop in most climates, so start your seeds about 10 weeks before the last spring frost. Soak them overnight to speed germination, then sow them in a flat in rows 1" apart; keep the soil moist and keep the flat out of direct sun. Germination often takes two or three weeks. When the plants reach about 2" tall, transplant them into pots; set them out in the garden when they reach 6" tall or after the last frost date. Space them 6-8" apart in rows 2-3' apart, putting them at the same soil level as in the pots. Make sure the soil is enriched with compost or other organic matter. For companion planting benefits, plant celery with tomatoes, cauliflower, or cabbage.

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