Start seeds indoors, 10-12 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Use Jiffy 7’s, peat pots or a flat with inserts with a good soil substitute like Berger BM-2. Place seeds 1/16″ deep. Germinate at
65-70F for 14-21 days. After emerge reduce to temperature to 60-65F until transplanted outdoors. Space plants 6-8″ apart in a row. HARVEST; For a blanched heart, wrap celery plants with
newspaper several weeks before cutting. Cut low, right above roots. Remove field heat by dunking in cold water in hot weather. Use fresh or store for later use. Store at 34-38F and 95-98% humidity if possible.