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Apium graveolens var. rapaceum
Synonyms: A. rapaceum

Common Name(s): Celeriac
Family: Apiaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 80 to 270 (days)
Abs.Max=79° (F)    Opt.Max=77° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=45° (F)
Precipitation: 39 to 47 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 10° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 6.8
Soil Texture/Type: Medium textured organic soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Bright to cloud
Prefers soils of medium depth and high fertility. Fair salt tolerance.
Pythium, Sclerotinia, Cercospora, Rhizoctonia
Food - vegetable
Boreal, temperate
Geographical Origin:
Only cultivated

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