Celery Plants
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Why has my celery bolted and is it still edible?

Zone Merseyside | cornmag added on June 26, 2012 | Answered

Why has my celery bolted, and is it still edible?

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Nikki
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Answered on June 27, 2012

Unlike many other crops, which bolt due to heat, celery will bolt prematurely if plants are exposed to too many days with temperatures below 55°F., especially if planted too early. Growing celery works best at daytime temperatures of 60° to 85°F.

Once a plant has fully bolted, the plant is normally inedible. It tends to be tough and woody, or even bitter tasting.

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