General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Flower Time: Summer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Self
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern
Common names
  • Wild Celery
  • Chinese Celery
  • Kin-tsai
  • Thai Celery
  • Bai Khuen Chai
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Apium graveolens
  • Synonym: Apium graveolens var. graveolens

Photo Gallery
Location: Mom garden
Date: 2019-02-18

credit: Howcheng
Photo by DaylilySLP

credit: Rasbak
Location: mom's garden 
Date: 2014-08-26
Location: Royal Botanical Garden of Madrid
photo credit: Digigalos
  • Posted by vic (North Carolina) on Jan 5, 2014 10:49 AM concerning plant:
    Diseases and pests that can affect celery are black heart, brown check, aphids, mosaic, nematodes, and late blight.

    If allowed to grow past its maturity date, it can become pithy and hollow.
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on May 4, 2012 12:46 PM concerning plant:
    Honey bees get nectar from this plant which produces a light amber honey.

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