A comprehensive guide to growing celeriac, including sun requirements, spacing, when to plant, feeding, and when to harvest.


What soil is good for Celeriac?

Rich, moisture retentive soil with plenty of compost mixed in. 


How much sun does Celeriac need?

Full sun

Frost Tolerant

Is Celeriac frost tolerant?

 Tolerates light frost


How much space does Celeriac need?

Around 45cm apart 


When should I plant Celeriac?

Celeriac is a cool season crop that is usually planted in autumn, depending on your climate. 

Seeds can be sown in late summer and seedlings transplanted in autumn. Seeds can also be sown in autumn. 

If transplanting, plant out in the early morning or evening and/or on an overcast day. Avoid planting at peak sun times or on windy days, this will allow your plants to settle in comfortably and protect them from windburn and sunburn.   


What do I feed Celeriac?

Apply an organic fertiliser throughout the season. 


When can I harvest Celeriac?

Harvest when the bulb is roughly 4 inches wide or slightly larger. 


What pests does Celeriac get?

Aphids, Slug, Snail, Armyworm, Root Knot Nematode


What diseases does Celeriac get?

Blight, Brown Stem, Soft Rot, Celery Mosaic, Downy Mildew, Fusarium Yellows, Pink Rot, Powdery Mildew


Is there anything else I need to know about Celeriac?

Keep the soil moist in dry weather.

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