Celery Del Valdarno

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An early maturing Italian variety selected  for its nice long tender stalks and ease of blanching.  A highly regarded premium strain popular in Italian markets and restaurants.

  • Seed Count: 3000

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Celery Del Valdarno

An early maturing Italian variety selected  for its nice long tender stalks and ease of blanching.  A highly regarded premium strain popular in Italian markets and restaurants.

Cultivation advice Celery Del Valdarno

Days to Germination: 14-21
Days To Harvest:  100-120
Planting Depth: 1/8″
Spacing, Row: 24 inches
Spacing, Plant: 8 inches

  • Start seed indoors or in the greenhouse in early spring (March) or 10-12 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Can also be sown directly outdoors after danger of frost has passed. Cover seed with 1/8 inch fine soil.
  • Transplant outdoors late-May to mid-June when weather is warm and settled.
  • Thin to 8 inches between plants.
  • Maturity is 100-120 days from transplant.  When seeding directly into garden, add 10-12 weeks.
  • Do not expose young plants to temperatures below 55-degrees F for 10 days or more.  This will cause them to bolt.
  • Celery must be kept well fertilized and watered throughout the season.
  • Do not let the soil dry out, indoors or out.
  • Celery grows best in deep, rich, well-drained soil.
  • Outer stalks can be harvested as plant matures.