Wild Celery Apium graveolens

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Apium graveolens

Family:

Apiaceae

Genus:

Apium

Species:

graveolens

Common Name:

Wild Celery

Seeds Per Pound:
1,171,320
Quantity:
0.74 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
2147
Germination:
84%
Germination Test Type:
Actual
Purity:
99%
Height:
2-3 feet
Collection Locale:
Holland
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.74 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
1.95
1 oz
12.95
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Celery (Apium graveolens var. dulce) is a plant variety in the family Apiaceae, commonly used as a vegetable. The plant grows to 1 m tall. The leaves are pinnate to bipinnate with rhombic leaflets 3–6 cm long and 2–4 cm broad.
* Celery is used around the world as a vegetable for the crisp petiole (leaf stalk). The leaves are strongly flavoured and are used less often, either as a flavouring in soups and stews or as a dried herb.
* The growing plant is an insect repellent, it repels the cabbage white butterfly so is a good companion for brassicas.
* Wild celery has a long history of medicinal and food use. it is an aromatic bitter tonic herb that reduces blood pressure, relieves indigestion, stimulates the uterus and is anti-inflammatory. more...
* Celery is used in weight-loss diets, where it provides low-calorie dietary fibre bulk. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov