|Home Contact French|
Celeriac (Apium graveolens rapaceum)
The celeriac is a biennial garden vegetable from the umbelliferae family like the carrot
ROTATIONIt is grown in the leaf vegetable bed.
CULTIVATIONGerminate the seeds indoors in April and May for transplanting in place in June during a waning crescent moon.
NEIGHBOURING PLANTSThe celeriac likes being planted near cabbage, tomatoes, cucumbers and beans.
It doesn't like being near potatoes or corn.
DISEASES AND PARASITESRust and mildew can be fought with decoctions of horsetail and by spraying with lithothamme.
Celery fly and moluscs are the principal parasites.
ADVICEThe celeriac improves by being transplated at least twice in a nursery bed before planting in place. It needs a lot of water.