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How to grow celery in pots or window boxes


Celery (Apium Graveolens) is a biennial plant with a height of 0.3 to 0.9 meters.

There are 2 main varieties of celery:

Celery root

One with a large fleshy root known as celery root, grown for it and eaten raw, in salads, in soups and cooked in various combinations and,

a second the more classic, with fleshy large stems grown for its leaves and eaten in the same way is pickled or used as a condiment.

The variety that gives the celery root needs to be planted in deep pots.

Celery needs sun and soil that holds moisture without being soggy.

Plant the seeds from April to May at a depth of 0.5 to 1.5 centimeters.

Celery seeds are tiny. In order to be able to handle them, it would help to mix them with some dry soil.

We always use this technique when we have small seeds to handle.

Always harvest only the outer shoots so that the inner ones can continue to grow.

Greek name: Σέλινο.

For guides on growing more herbs in pots or window boxes in the city, you may also check: How to grow 16 herbs and other aromatic plants in pots and window boxes.


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