Join Our Gardening Club

Popular 10 others are looking at this right now

Celery 'Tango' F1 Hybrid (Self blanching)

Apium graveolens var. dulce

Awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit

A self-blanching celery

Beautiful, smooth apple-green stems

Good flavour and texture

Good bolting resistance

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

Want to get notified when back in stock?

Loading...
Description Sowing More Info Delivery Reviews
A self-blanching celery producing beautiful, smooth apple-green stems with good flavour and texture for that all important celery crunch. Celery 'Tango' is an RHS AGM variety with good bolting resistance, and stands well during hot weather for a reliable crop. Height: 45cm (18"). Spread: 30cm (12").
These vegetable seeds are endorsed by the RHS.


1 Packet (75 Seeds) (37184)

Sow celery seeds from March to April on the surface of a free draining, moist seed compost and cover with a fine sprinkling of vermiculite or compost. Place in a propagator or seal the container inside a polythene bag at constant temperature of 15-18C (59-64F) until after germination which takes up to 21 days. When the seedlings are large enough to handle, carefully transplant them into 7.5cm (3") pots and grow on at a slightly reduced temperature.

When all risk of frost is passed gradually acclimatise celery plants to outdoor conditions over a period of 7 to 10 days prior to planting outdoors. Grow celery plants in moist, rich fertile, well drained soil in full sun. Prepare the soil in early spring by adding plenty of well rotted garden compost to the soil to improve its structure and fertility. A week before planting, apply a general fertiliser to the soil surface and rake it in.

Plant celery at a distance of 25cm (10") apart, making sure that the crown of the plant sits at ground level. Plant self blanching celery in a grid formation to promote self blanching. Water the plants in well after planting.

Celery requires a moist soil at all times to avoid the stems becoming tough and stringy. Water celery plants frequently, particularly during hot dry periods. Provide a thick mulch of organic matter around the base of the plants to help conserve moisture and reduce weed growth. Celery can be harvested from August onwards, or when the stems reach around 30cm (12"), by lifting the plants with a garden fork. Lift all plants before the first frosts.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

WHY NOT TRY THIS INSTEAD

Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor'

Lamb's Lettuce 'Favor'

6 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£2.29

Lettuce 'All The Year Round' (Butterhead)

Lettuce 'All The Year Round' (Butterhead)

25 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£2.99

Lettuce 'Antartica' (Iceberg/Crisphead)

Lettuce 'Antartica' (Iceberg/Crisphead)

8 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£3.49

Lettuce 'Arctic King' (Butterhead)

Lettuce 'Arctic King' (Butterhead)

1 Review
Add To Basket

Just£3.49

Lettuce 'Brighton' (Winter Butterhead)

Lettuce 'Brighton' (Winter Butterhead)

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£2.99

Lettuce 'Globus' (Cos)

Lettuce 'Globus' (Cos)

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£2.99

Lettuce 'Great Lakes' (Iceberg/Crisphead) - Heritage

Lettuce 'Great Lakes' (Iceberg/Crisphead) - Heritage

2 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£2.29

Lettuce 'Intred' (Romaine/Cos)

Lettuce 'Intred' (Romaine/Cos)

3 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£1.25

Lettuce 'Kyrio'

Lettuce 'Kyrio'

1 Review
Add To Basket

Just£2.29

Lettuce 'Lakeland' (Iceberg/Crisphead)

Lettuce 'Lakeland' (Iceberg/Crisphead)

0 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£4.49

Lettuce Leaves Crunchy Blend

Lettuce Leaves Crunchy Blend

8 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£2.99

Lettuce 'Little Gem' (Cos)

Lettuce 'Little Gem' (Cos)

43 Reviews
Add To Basket

Just£2.69

Sign up to the Van Meuwen Gardener's Club for Special Offers

JOIN NOW