Growing Celeriac

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10 Oct 12 heather (Australia - arid climate)
Hi Geoff and your girlfriend,l live in Townsville,l love celeriac but do find it near impossible to buy,l have asked recently at new Coles store Deeragun and there reason for not having it was because it is not in season. When l have found it usually at markets,l buy plenty as it keeps very well in the crisper,basically anything you can do with a potao you can do with Celeriac,l try to get nice roundish ones,peel them,them wedge them,microwave for a few minutes,dry well and fry in a nice olive oil,very hot until nice and crispy,sprinkle with your fave herbs or spices and serve with Aioli YUM YUM.
21 Oct 12 walter (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
I live in Morayfield, about 20 metres above sea level and 20 km from the sea.I have been growing celeriac in the area (we also lived in Caboolture) and it grows quite well, although it seems to have a lot more leaves than in the South. The bulbs are just as big, though. I bougt the seeds from Eden Seeds over the Internet and other times from Heirloom Seeds. The plant is biennial but I was too greedy to leave one plant to go to seed.
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