This form of celery is grown for its large, rounded, edible roots rather than for leafstalks; this is the “celery root” sold in markets. Roots are peeled, then cooked or used raw in salads.
Grow plants 6 to 8 in. apart in rows that are spaced 1 1/2 to 2 ft. apart. Harvest when roots are 3 in. across or larger—about 100 to 120 days after transplanting.
‘Brilliant’ and ‘Mentor’ are among several improved varieties.
Perennial in Zones 13, 21-24, H1, H2; grown as annual elsewhere. Delicate, airy mounds to 12–18 ...
Native to tropical America, mostly Mexico. Showy summer- and fall-blooming plants, open and branching ...
Heights up to 8 ft., widths to 1 1/2 –2 1/2 ft. Blossoms are 3–4 in. wide, with tufted yel...