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Petroselinum crispum

Petroselinum crispum - Curled Parsley

More About Petroselinum crispum

  • Culinary herb that is grown for its fragrant, edible leaves
  • Clump forming biennial, typically grown as an annual
  • Harvest fresh or dry for later use
  • Dark green leaves are finely dissected and curled
  • Greenish-yellow flowers form on second-year plants
  • Bloom Time: Seasonal

Zone:

3

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

30-40 cm

Colour:

Green
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Curled Parsley Growing and Maintenance Tips

Petroselinum grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Do not allow the soil to dry out and the plant will benefit from dappled, afternoon shade. Parsley is a biennial herb that produces its most flavourful leaves in the first year. In the second year, greenish flowers form on tall stalks and the leaves, as a result,  lose their flavour quality. 


Petroselinum crispum Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Dried Flower/Foliage
Dried Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Habit

Clumping

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Herbal garden

 Suitable Substitutions for Petroselinum crispum