Growing Celeriac

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
T                 S S T

(Best months for growing Celeriac in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions)

S = Plant undercover in seed trays T = Plant out (transplant) seedlings

  • Grow in seed trays, and plant out in 4-6 weeks. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 8°C and 21°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: 45 - 80 cm apart
  • Harvest in 14-28 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Beans, brassicas, carrots, leeks, lettuce, peas, sage, tomatoes, onions

Your comments and tips

24 Feb 17, Trudy (New Zealand - sub-tropical climate)
I live in Warkworth and currently eating those as seeded Spring 2016. Seeds I purchased were Mars from egmont seeds.
20 Jan 17, John (Australia - temperate climate)
If you can grow celery you should have no trouble growing celeriac. Check out your local seed companies for appropriate varieties. Trust this helps.
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Don't over fert or water it. 3 good waterings a week is enough.

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