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Growing Celeriac

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United Kingdom Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Indoors
Plant
Harvest
Distance between Plants – 12in (30cm) Distance between Rows – 18in (45cm) Germination within 20 days
Check out my personal growing notes at the bottom of this page, if I’m growing it this year.


HOW TO SOW CELERIAC


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.

CELERIAC VARIETIES


HOW TO TRANSPLANT CELERIAC


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 CELERIAC


CROP ROTATION:


COMPANION PLANTING:

CELERIAC prefer to be planted with
CELERIAC dislike being planted with

HOW TO CARE FOR CELERIAC

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 CELERIAC


HOW TO HARVEST CELERIAC

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 CELERIAC


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HOW TO STORE CELERIAC

Can be kept in the freezer. Cut into small cubes and blanch for 3 minutes before drying and placing into freezer bags.


USING CELERIAC IN THE KITCHEN


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RELATED NEWS FOR CELERIAC

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SEAN’S PERSONAL GROWING NOTES FOR CELERIAC

Variety Date Sown Transplanted Planting Out First Harvest Last Harvest
Ibis February 25, 2017 May 10, 2017

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