Celery has been cultivated as a vegetable since antiquity. Celery has a long fibrous stalk tapering into leaves. Stalks AND leaves, are eaten and used in cooking. Fresh harvested seeds can also be used as a spice
Thick crisp medium green stalks. COMPANION to Tomatoes and beans. COOKING: use for Bouquet garni, stews. Fantastic in salads or raw. MEDICINAL: Soups and teas are said to relieve arthritis, aids in flatulance. Please check medicinal properties carefully before use.
BOTANICAL NAME: Apium Graveolens
COMMON NAME: Celery
AFRIKAANS NAME: Seldery