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Apium

Apium spp.

Apium graveolens bluete by Fabelfroh (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

Min

Flowering

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Apium Overview

Genus of around 17 biennial or perennial flowering plants distributed widely across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and South America. Typically they grow to around 1m in height and have adapted from moist marsh and salt marsh environments. Foliage is divided pinnately to bipinnately and flowers are small, white and arranged in compound umbels. Contains multiple edible species, of commercial importance such as celery, celeriac and Chinese celery.

How to propagate Apium

Seed

By seed.

Other uses of Apium

Wildflower and culinary.