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HOW TO SOW
Sow 2 or 3 seeds per 6in pot using a good seed sowing compost. As the seedlings grow, identify the strongest seedling and remove the others by using a pair of scissors and nipping them off at soil level.
HOW TO TRANSPLANT
Transplant in May/June into the final growing positions, making sure not to bury the crown of the plant. This should sit at ground level. Make sure to firm the plant in, they need a firm foundation in order to add the weight required.
HOW TO PLANT
COMPANION PLANTING:prefer to be planted with
dislike being planted with
HOW TO CARE FOR
Keep weed free and watered. During early summer add a mulch around the plants, this helps to keep moisture in as celeriac is a bog plant.
From the middle of summer, start to remove the lower leaves so you can see the crown.
During late September, draw soil from the surrounding area towards the base of the plant.
PESTS, DISEASES AND PROBLEMS EFFECTING
HOW TO HARVEST
They can be stored in the ground by adding a few handfuls of straw, this helps to keep frosts at bay. When you come to lift the bulb, use a fork to loosen the soil rather than just pulling them by the leaves.
SAVING SEED OF
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HOW TO STORE
Can be kept in the freezer. Cut into small cubes and blanch for 3 minutes before drying and placing into freezer bags.
USING IN THE KITCHEN
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