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|Latin name:||Petroselium crispum var. tuberosum 'Halflange'|
|Guarantee:||100% growth and flowering guarantee|
|Preferred location:||Sun, Half shadow|
|Leafs all year:||No|
|Harvesting:||May - March|
Parsley seed requires no prior treatment but you can encourage germination by soaking overnight in lukewarm water.
Water extra in periods of drought and keep the bed free of roots. This will encourage good growth. This. plant does not usually flower in the first year.
Parsley root is of course a root vegetable but the leaves can be used in the same way as the herb parsley. The leaves resemble Italian (flat) parsley and the root is similar to a parsnip with the flavour of Celeriac and parsley.
Originally from the regions around the Mediterranean, Parsley (Petroselinum crispum var. crispum) is a biennial plant that is actually mostly used as an annual. This plant tends to flower (bolt) in year two. Very hardy, harvesting can continue throughout the winter although the leaves will disappear the colder it gets.
Parsley root is really good for you as the leaves contain lots of vitamin A and C and is known for purifying the blood.