Plant Care Leaf celery

Leaf celery

5.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

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 located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Leaf celery in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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Growing Leaf celery in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Leaf celery in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…

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Light needs for plant Leaf celery in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 24.9% ☀️

December 4th, 2021

Louisville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to decrease by 24.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.3 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Leaf celery in Louisville, Kentucky

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 4th, 2021

This month, Louisville is getting an average of 8.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Leaf celery in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Leaf celery: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Leaf celery love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Leaf celery does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

When to repot Leaf celery

Nutrient needs for plant Leaf celery in Louisville, Kentucky

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Louisville is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best …

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Difficulty Level

Leaf celery is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Leaf celery

Leaf celery

Leaf celery

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Louisville, Kentucky, 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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