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Parsley, Italian Flat Leaf
Plant Height: 12-18"
Planting Depth: 1/8-1/4"
Soil Temp, Germ: 60-70°F
Days to Germ.: 14-21
Plant Spacing: 8-12"
Days to Maturity: 75-85
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moderate Water


Started Seeds Indoors:
March 1
Growth Begins:
March 13
Transplanted To Garden:
May 20
Seeds Planted In Garden
May 20

Parsley,     (Petroselinium crispum)

The Parsley that we have planted was introduced around 1806. With larger leaves than standard strains, this parsley grows up to 2 ft. tall, has a concentrated flavor and dark-green, glossy leaves.

Start indoors up to 8-10 weeks before last frost. Soak seeds in warm water overnight for faster gemination. Transplant into rows 8 to 12 inches apart. May be sown directly into garden in spring. During germination keep entire seed bed evenly moist.
Soil & Water: Enrich soil with mature compost. Water established plants moderately allowing soil surface to dry between watering. Mulch to conserve moisture.
Harvesting: Harvest outer leaves as needed by cutting or gently twisting the stem away from the base of the plant. Can be used fresh, dried or frozen.

June 19 Parsley (Italian Flat Leaf) started in garden from seed
June 19 Parsley (Transplanted)

Parsley July 3rd (Italian Flat Leaf on left)

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