Celery ( Apium graveolens var. Dulce )
Height : 9cm to 55cm included
Origin : Mediterranean
Environment : in an open position, on rich, well-drained soil
Climate : temperate; humid; frost and draught intolerant
Celery is a Mediterranean native herbaceous plant that is known and used as officinal plant since the times of Homer. The crop life cycle of this plant is of 6-7 months, but when growing wild it can last two years.
The stem of Celery is an important ingredient in all Mediterranean kitchens and has digestive and diuretic medical properties. The fruits are used to make essential oil. The roots are also used for medications.