By now, you have probably seen a thousand ways to plant celery on pinterest. No? Here are all the posts...basically...you chop off the bottom part of the celery and plant it just slightly under the soil. A few weeks later, you have a brand new hosue plant! Yay! Who knew house plants grew from the veggie crisper?? Easy right? Right. Of course, what they DON'T tell you is what happens to the celery AFTER you plant it.
That is where I come in...
Welcome to my pantry planting experiment pot -- Welcome to my celery plant.
After you plant the celery "bum", water a bit each day until little leaves start to appear. They look like these:
Now if you want your plant to grow, you probably don't want to uproot it like this. I'm just being your guinea pig. ...but now you know! That hunk of celery has transformed itself into a full fledged celery plant and is about to begin the process of making actual celery.