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Apium graveolens var. dulce 'Tall Utah' (Celery 'Tall Utah')

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4 hours care
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0.6m
Max height
0.3m
Max spread
1-2 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Apium graveolens var. dulce 'Tall Utah'

Other names

Celery 'Tall Utah'

Genus

Apium Apium

Variety or Cultivar

'Tall Utah' _ 'Tall Utah' is a herbaceous, edible, biennial vegetable with pinnate leaves, creamy white flowers and crisp, succulent, dark green stalks in summer.


Apium graveolens var. dulce 'Tall Utah' is: Deciduous

Habit

Upright

Flower

Cream in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Celery fly , Slugs , Snails Celery fly , Slugs , Snails

Bolting , Celery leaf spot , Celery heart rot , Split stalks Bolting , Celery leaf spot , Celery heart rot , Split stalks

General care

Pruning

Sow seedlings under glass in late winter or early spring. Approximately 90-100 days to maturity. Harvest when stalks are approximately 20-25cm tall.

Propagation

Soak seed prior to sowing.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Apium graveolens var. dulce 'Tall Utah' (Celery 'Tall Utah') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, well-drained, sandy soil in sun. Transplant seedling outdoors in late spring in rows 60cm apaprt with 30cm between each plant. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Apium graveolens var. dulce 'Tall Utah'

Other names

Celery 'Tall Utah'

Genus

Apium Apium

Variety or Cultivar

'Tall Utah' _ 'Tall Utah' is a herbaceous, edible, biennial vegetable with pinnate leaves, creamy white flowers and crisp, succulent, dark green stalks in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Upright


Colour

Flower

Cream in Summer

Foliage

Green in Summer; Green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Celery fly , Slugs , Snails

Specific diseases

Bolting , Celery leaf spot , Celery heart rot , Split stalks

General care

Pruning

Sow seedlings under glass in late winter or early spring. Approximately 90-100 days to maturity. Harvest when stalks are approximately 20-25cm tall.

Propagation

Soak seed prior to sowing.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Apium graveolens var. dulce 'Tall Utah' (Celery 'Tall Utah') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.3m after 1-2 years.

Suggested uses

Add to salads, Beds and borders, Flavouring food and drinks

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, well-drained, sandy soil in sun. Transplant seedling outdoors in late spring in rows 60cm apaprt with 30cm between each plant. Do not allow to dry out.

Soil type

Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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