|Zone:||Not hardy; grow as an annual|
General:Leafy herb with bold celery flavor. Well worth growing for the root, stalk and leaves. Excellent when used in salads and soups. Celery grows best when planted in moist, well-drained soil.
Culinary Uses: Use leaves as an herb to provide a celery flavor to your soups, stews, or stuffing recipes. They can also be used in salads particularly when they are younger. Seeds are used as a culinary spice.
Medicinal Uses: Contains antioxidants and is an anti-inflammatory and can be used to treat joint pain, headache, and loss of appetite. Because of its fiber content, its beneficial for your digestive system. It may also help treat insomnia. Seeds are diuretic.
Ornamental Uses: The celery plant is thin and has around three to five segmented flowers and leaves. The flowers are green-white in color and the seeds are grayish brown. An aromatic plant which has fleshy bulbous roots.