Giant Golden Pascal Celery Seed
Apium graveolens (115 days) Also known as "Giant Pascal Celery", "Winter King" or "Pascal Giant Celery". Giant Golden Pascal is a French Heirloom that grows to great heights. Touted in all the old catalogs as THE celery for winter use. The celery can reach 2' tall and have 2" thick succulent, nutty stems. Remember celery likes water and if stems get dry or hollow it is because you are not watering enough. Celery also likes rich, sandy organic soil.
1913 Livinston Seed Co. catalog says about Giant Pascal Celery..."The best of this class. Forms solid, crisp stalks of incomparable flavor. Of strong growth, producing perfectly blanched stalks when hilled up properly. Of rich, nutty flavor. Blanches very easily and is very brittle. A fine keeper, an excellent shipper, retaining color and fresh appearance a long time. A favorite with Southern growers. For mid-winter and ealry spring use it is excellent."