Celeriac, Turnip Rooted Celery, Knob Celery 'Diamant'

Apium graveolens var. rapaceum

Family: Apiaceae (ay-pee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Apium (AY-pee-um) (Info)
Species: graveolens var. rapaceum
Cultivar: Diamant

Category:

Vegetables

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Foliage:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage Color:

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Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

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Bloom Time:

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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 29, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Roots are large, round, and dense with buff-colored skin. Leaves are dark green and look like celery. The interior flesh is white and flavorful, and resists pithiness and hollow heart.

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