200 Seeds per pack
(a.k.a. Utah 52-70 , Utah Giant 52-70, Utah Improved 52-70) (Apium graveolens) 100-120 days. A better choice for short seasons than other varieties, as it can be harvested at a young stage. Tall Utah 52-70 Celery is an improved variety that grows taller, with longer ribs, deeper green color and sweeter than the original Utah. This celery does not require blanching. Produces 11-12″ stalks on plants that reach about 30″ in height and are a medium dark green. Tall Utah 52-70 is crisp, tender and tasty. Disease Resistant for Brown Check, Western Celery Mosaic.
Planting Instructions for Tall Utah 52-70 Celery Seeds
Tall Utah 52-70 celery is one of the most challenging vegetables to grow, requiring a frost free (weather fluctuations and 7+ cold nights will cause young plants to “bolt” or set seed prematurely), cooler climate, with a long season, and plenty of water and nutrients. Start Celery seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost . Plant seeds 1/8″ deep. Germination should occur in 10-20 days at 55-70°F. Transplant Heirloom / Open Pollinated Celery when outdoor soil reaches 55°F. Set out in full sun, spacing plants 10-12″ apart, in rows 18-24′ apart. Harvest Tall Utah 52-70 celery when stalks large enough to use and have developed good color. Can harvest celery stalks individually or pull whole plant and cut off roots.
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