Celery ‘Tango’ (Organic)
A reliable variety which will perform in less than ideal conditions although all celery does need to be well fertilized and watered to do well. Best sown during spring under cover in seed trays.
When to sow: September until early December
Where to sow: In a seed trays or pot
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants 15 to 20cm Between rows 60cm
Directions: To grow celery well the seeds once planted must never be allowed to dry out, neither in the seedling trays nor in the vegetable garden. Plant the seed in trays under cover from September until early December. They take 2 to 3 weeks to germinate. Prick out into 5cm tubes or similar when the seedlings have 2 true leaves. A month or so later plant into the garden on a cool day.