Serbajadi Chinese Celery – Apium graveolens L. (Umbelliferae)
This is a biennial flavouring herb and vegetable, grown as an annual, which is used for decorative as a garnish for fish and meat dishes, sauces and stews. Chinese celery has a characteristic fragrant smell and is packed with vitamins A, B and C, as well as calcium, magnesium, sodium and essential fatty acids.
Type of vegetable: Leafy
Edible parts: Leaves, stems
DIRECTION OF USE
Best soils: Fertile, well-drained
How to plant: Seeds are usually sown in nursery and transplanting is subsequently carried out.
When to harvest: About six to eight weeks after transplanting.
How to harvest: Carefully lift up the plant or cut just above ground level.
Care: The seedlings should be permanently shaded to protect them from torrential rain and strong sunlight.
Keep away from children and pets.
Store in cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.