Amsterdam Leaf Celery Seeds (Aimers International) 2785. Open Pollinated. Variety originated in Greece. Approx. 1,500 seeds/pkt (2,000 seeds/gram).
Attractive compact bushy plants with small hollow stems. Leaves are curled, highly aromatic and stronger tasting than stalk celery. Used as a garnish and for flavouring in soups, stews and many other slow cooking dishes. Matures in 60-80 days.
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Sow seeds indoors in a sterile growing medium 4-6 weeks before plant out or sow direct outdoors in mid-May as long as weather is cool. Fantastic plant for the kitchen container garden. Keep soil evenly watered. Some afternoon shade beneficial in hot summer areas. Leaves can be used both fresh and dried.
- Planting Depth: 6mm (1/4in)
- Seed Spacing: 2.5cm (1in)
- Thin to: 20cm (8in)
- Row Width: 50cm (20in)
||Biennial Harvested as an Annual
|Height||Medium (30 - 45cm)|
|Days to Harvest||60 - 80 days|
|Degree of Difficulty||Easy|
|Latin||Apium graveolens secalinum|