Parsley or petroselinum crispun is a herbaceous plant of the Apiaceae. It has its origin in the Mediterranean.
This herb is used in the universal gastronomy. It also has beneficial properties for the health.
In warm climates: from February to June and/or from September to November.
In cold climates: from March to June and/or from September to October.
Warm and temperate zones are the most suitable for planting this herb. We must sow it in a sunny possition or in semi shade, keeping the soil moist. Its optimum environmental temperature is between 15ºc to 35ºc.
Parsley needs moist and well drained soil, and abundant organic matter.
The distance between plants, should be about 30cm. and 50cms between the rows.
If we want to have a bushier plant we should cut the stems with flowers.
There are two varieties: the flattened leaves one, with a more intense flavor, and the curly leaves.
This herb does not present major problems in terms of pests, and can be attacked by the carrot fly or aphids.
Consulted sources in addition to our experience with this plant:
|Color||Green leaves, white or green leaves|
|Location||Shade or semishade|
|Others||Can resist cold and dry periods|
|Note||Being the product a living plant and depending on the season, this plant could be received, in some cases, not exactly the same as in the photography, but as similar as possible, without impacting on quality of the same.|