Plant Care Leaf celery

Leaf celery

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Leaf celery has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Leaf celery has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as



Apium graveolens

How to care for Leaf celery


How often to water your Leaf celery

Water needs for Leaf celery
0.5 cups
every 9

Leaf celery needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Leaf celery

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Leaf celery in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Leaf celery: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Leaf celery may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Leaf celery

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Leaf celery: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Leaf celery after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Leaf celery

Leaf celery

Leaf celery

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Leaf celery has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Leaf celery has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Leaf celery has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Leaf celery has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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Fun to grow from your leftovers, can be put in the ground after the temp reaches consistent 50°f.

Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pet friendly Pet friendly

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