Celeriac Growing Guide

Celeriac

Crop Rotation Group

Umbelliferae (Carrot and root family) 

Soil

Rich, moisture-retentive soil with plenty of compost dug in.

Position

Full sun.

Frost tolerant

Tolerates light frost.

Feeding

Feed monthly with a liquid organic fertiliser.

Companions

Chives, Beans, Leek and Tomato.

Spacing

Single Plants: 35cm (1' 1") each way (minimum)
Rows: 30cm (11") with 40cm (1' 3") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Frost areas: sow under cover 6 weeks before last spring frost. Plant out in late spring, when the weather is settled and warm. Frost free areas: Sow seed directly or in seed beds/seed trays in spring
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Keep moist during dry weather.

Harvesting

Harvest from late autumn through to spring - can be left in the soil over winter if required.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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