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Celery – Green Utah


Easy to grow and delicious
Celery is a vastly popular salad vegetable with its crisp sweet stalks. This variety forms bright green stalks and can boast good flavour, and is nice and crisp.

Number of plants: 10

Variety: Green Utah (organic*)

In the kitchen: Delicious ate raw in salads, or for using to dip into hummus. Equally delicious if braised or chopped in casseroles or a fish pie adding a different texture to your dish.

Delivery Info: Available to order now for delivery in Spring/Summer 2021. Please see FAQs for up-to-date delivery info.

Planting/Growing Advice: Plant in spring approx 15cm apart in planters, raised beds, pots, containers or grow bags.

When to harvest: Start cutting the salad leaves when the plants reach about 10cm high. Clip the leaves with scissors, and the plants will re-grow and can be trimmed several times.

*Transplants suitable for organic growing.

The right site

Celery loves deep fertile soil that is very moist but not boggy! Plenty of organic matter is essential. It prefers acid to alkaline conditions, so never give it lime.

Can be grown in....

Raised beds or pots/containers.

How far apart?

25cm apart.

Looking after your plants....

We’ve deliberately chosen a variety that is easy to grow. Follow these few golden rules and you should get a good crop.


Remove side shoots

As the plants develop cut off the side shoots so that they shoot straight upwards.


Feed them if growing in pots

If your celery is growing in containers or pots, it’s best to add a liquid feed every 2 weeks.


Keep them well watered

Celery needs moist soil to grow successfully, so make sure you give them plenty of water and don’t let them dry out.

Storage Tips

Celery will keep well in the fridge but it’s best to harvest as you want to use it.

Ways to cook

As well as being good in salads, celery is great for making stock – make a mirepoix by roughly chopping celery, carrots, onions and leeks, and boil these either on their own for half an hour for a veggie stock, or add them towards the end of chicken stock.

Do I need to sign for them?
All our plant orders are dispatched with an overnight courier* to mainland UK and do not need to be signed for when they are delivered, but will be left somewhere safe. When placing your order, please let us know where you would like the plants left if you are not in when the courier delivers.

We will keep you posted
You will receive an email approximately a week before your order is dispatched and another on the day your plants are packed and leave us so you know to expect and prepare for their arrival.