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Tango

Tango Celery OG

(90 days) Open-pollinated. The dance originated in South America but the celery is from Bejo in Holland. Adam Tomash and June Zellers, who always grow astounding celery, selected Tango as the star of one trial. Impressed with the variety’s compact architecture and absence of punky centers, they grew massive dense plants even in close spacing. They say Tango is almost as nice as Ventura with not quite as good disease resistance. Once you taste its smooth tender sweet nearly stringless stalks, you’re going to want this dance. Note: Under conditions of fast growth, high temperatures and moisture it may exhibit an harmless condition that mimics a bacterial wilt.
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3634A: 0.1g for $3.10  
3634B: 0.2g for $5.60  
3634C: 0.4g for $8.80  
3634D: 2g for $35.00  
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Celery & Celeriac

Apium graveolens

Days to maturity are from date of transplanting, not seeding.
0.2 gram packet ~500 seeds; 0.4 gram packet ~1000 seeds. 75,000 seeds per oz.

Culture: Tender, must be started indoors in March, 10–12 weeks before setting out. Virginian Pam Dawling suggests that falling apple blossoms are a good phenological sign that transplanting time for these crops has arrived. Young seedlings grow slowly, requiring rich moist soil to survive. Regular rainfall or irrigation is necessary for good growth, flavor and yields. Celery withstands light fall frosts but is killed by serious cold.

Minimum germination temperature 40°, optimal range 59–70°, ideal temperature 68° day, 59° night, needs fluctuating temperatures. Emergence takes 12 days at 59° and 7 days at 68°. Only 40% normal seedlings at 59° compared to 97% at 68°. Days to maturity are from date of transplanting, not seeding.

Disease: F: Fusarium