Celeriac


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You may think you have no idea what the vegetable celeriac is -- but if you've ever eaten celery, you do. Celeriac is a form of celery: a member of the same family and similar in growing habits and requirements.

The edible root of celeriac is large and swollen and develops at soil level. A rosette of dark green leaves sprouts from the root.

In this article, we'll discuss what celeriac is and growing celeriac.

Common Name: Celeriac

Scientific Name: Apium graveolens rapaceum

: Hardy (may survive first frost)

In the next section, we'll discuss how to grow and harvest celeriac.

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