Chinese Pink Celery
A stunning bright pink celery from China. This easy-to-grow variety completes the nutritional rainbow! Pink celery is popular in northern China, especially Beijing, where the attractive pink stalks are served in high-end restaurants. This tasty Asian type celery is a great choice for beginner gardeners, as it is much easier to grow than European-type celery.
Flavor is yummy and lightly sweet, the texture is light and crunchy and eye appeal is unstoppable. Its brilliant bubblegum pink color makes it a truly delightful addition to the veggie patch and market display. This vibrantly colored veggie is sure to be a hit in kids’ gardens, as well as at farmers markets. Sure to be the next exciting colorful crop for fresh vegetable marketing. We are excited about the culinary potential of this nutritious and fun variety. It is quite easy to grow, and even the baby plants are stunning neon pink.
Chinese celery is also known as cutting celery and are just a bit thinner than those found at the grocery store. The slender stalks are rich in celery flavor and will lend depth to bases, stocks, soups, or as a raw snack.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 15-20 Days
- Seed Depth: 1/8"
- Ideal Temperature: 70-75 F
- Plant Spacing: 10"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
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Growing Tips: Start seeds indoors 8-12 weeks ahead of last frost date. Surface-sow, gently pressing into soil. Transplant outdoors after last spring frost, into rich moist soil in full sun.