CL343A - Tall Utah 52-70
An early and disease resistant celery that's slow to bolt, Tall Utah 52-70 celery seeds produce really tall plants. Utah 52-70 is a tall, medium dark green celery with long, thick stalks that are sweet and crunchy. Overall plant height can be up to 75cm (30"), with the first joint appearing 26-28cm (10-11") up on the plants. This variety develops strong roots with good heart development. It holds its form and colour in the field well, and is strongly flavoured for use in the kitchen. Tall Utah 53-70 is recommended for home garden as well as commercial farm use, and produces impressive stalks with good market potential. It first appeared on the market in 1953, so technically it's an heirloom variety.
Matures in 100 days. (Open-pollinated seeds)
- Sweet and smooth
- Medium celery
- Good disease resistance
- Holds form and colour in field
- Matures in 100 days
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How To Grow
Celery is a refreshing treat from the garden. Children love the stalks with some natural peanut butter. Celery is also great when juiced. Celeriac is a variety of celery that is grown for its root, which can be used in a variety of culinary dishes. You can steam, bake, boil, puree or stir-fry this delicious root — the possibilities are endless! You may also opt to store the root in a cool and dry area of your home. On the Coast, consider growing for picking in the fall and early winter. Follow this handy How to Grow Celery and Celeriac from seeds Guide and grow food.!