The cultivation of celery (root, leaf, stemmed)
Quite recently celery in the cottages grew rarely.
Now every year celery different vitamins and beneficial trace elements, is gaining a lot of popularity among fans of farmers.
Celery rightfully takes its place among vegetable crops.
It is with high content of mineral salts, carotene, vitamins, essential oils and prized for its beneficial properties and distinctive pleasant aroma and wonderful taste.
For these reasons, many gardeners, this plant was replaced by other greens in their gardens.
Celery is divided into several types: petiolate, root and leaf. Celeriac is grown to 800g., and it is great for salads.
The tubers of this plant are rubbed on a grater and mix with mayonnaise and sour cream. This salad is useful for the prevention of multiple sclerosis.
In winter, the roots of celery are grown for home distillation of green. It can be eaten daily 2listochka. Among gardeners popular varieties of celeriac: a Snow globe, Apple.
It is necessary that the sheets have grown celeriac before August. It was during this period nutrients away from the leaves of celery roots.
During the formation, from the top of the plants, shovel the earth, to stop the development of a dense root system. This celery prefers a soil with low nitrogen content. To ensure that the root was large, the sheets are cut is not desirable.
The cultivation of celery leaf is held for fortified leaves. They are cut periodically during the entire summer period, frozen and dried for the winter, and then add in food for flavor and taste.
Celery, perennial plant. Leaf celery grown in open ground, it is well tolerated winter. Celery root depletes the soil, so it every season put in another place.
Opposite petiolate celery healthy fleshy petioles, their thickness can reach 5cm In the food you can eat the leaves.
Spud petiolate celery or stalks will have earthy taste. If in the summer, the stalks wrap paper, it will stay bright, tender and juicy. Petiolar celery harvested in August.
Recommended petiolar and root celery should be planted so that the growing point was above the soil, otherwise the roots are small, thin stalks.
Growing celery is characterized by a large growing period up to 180 days, so celeriac is advisable to grow seedlings.
Seeds are sown in early March. Other types can be sown in the open ground with the onset of heat.
For the cultivation of celery it is good to sow the seeds in boxes with a mixture of compost, turf and sand (1:1:0,5).
Seedlings of celery are grown at 15-18C. If the seedlings are thick, need to thin out. Moderate watering.
At swordplay, immersed in the soil to half of the stem. A week before planting in open ground the seedlings are kept at 15C. The land should not be dry.