monarch celeriac

136 – Monarch Celeriac

$3.00$6.25

Certified Biodynamic and Organic

A productive type that matures from autumn to early winter. Large roots with firm white flesh. Bulked up quicker than Brilliant in our trials.

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Product Description

DAYS TO HARVEST
100-150

SOWING
Sow in flats when soil temperature is around 65 degrees. Starting mix should be high in finished compost. Lightly cover with soil and keep evenly moist until germination. Germination may take 2-3 weeks. Transplant at 8-10 weeks.

LIGHT PREFERENCE
Full sun

SOIL REQUIREMENTS
Celeriac is a heavy feeder. Soil should be high in finished compost. Celeriac may require a boost of magnesium and/or calcium – add composted leaves to soil or compost mix.
If very wet conditions occur that encourage fungus, celeriac may benefit with spraying of equisetum (prep 508) and valerian (prep 507).

PLANT HEIGHT
greens can grow to around 8-10″

PLANT SPACING
6-10″ (depending on the desired root size)

HARDINESS ZONES
Celeriac prefers to grow in cooler climates and can with withstand frost. Harvest before the ground freezes. Celeriac often can store for 3-6 months.

HARVEST
Harvest entire stalk by cutting or slicing at the base where it meets the soil when stalk is at desired height. If blanching is desired, wrap stalks of celery in thick paper 2-3 weeks prior to harvesting.

COMPANION PLANTING
Cabbage and bush beans may benefit from being planted near or in between celeriac.

USES & COOKING SUGGESTIONS

 

Additional Information

Size

S ~ 200 seeds, L ~ 800 seeds, XL ~ 2500 seeds

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