Parsley, Flat Leaf Parsley Seeds - (Petroselinum crispum var. latifolium)
- Seed Count:
- Approx 100 seeds per pack
- Days to Maturity:
- 75 days
- Days to Germination:
- 12-28 days at 50-75F
- Light Preference:
- Full sun to partial shade
- Soil Requirements:
- Fertile soil with good moisture capacity
- Plant Spacing:
- Fresh or dry
- Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds
Flat Leaf Parsley - A Breath of Fresh Air From the Garden
Medium serrated leaves with crisp, pointed tips and a rich, bold pronounced flavor.
Parsley is used fresh and is almost picked daily during the summer months. It is a biennial but can be planted and grown as an annual for the freshest flavors.
The Greeks believed the god Hercules chose parsley for his garlands, and consequently it was woven into crowns for victors in the athletic games. Pliny considered parsley one of the most important medicinal herbs of his time. Parsley is believed to be indigenous to Sardinia, Turkey, Algeria, and Lebanon where it can still be found growing wild.
Parsley is a rich source of calcium, thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin. Use leaves fresh or dry for later use. Medicinally it is has been used to relieve indigestion and gas. Flavor stands up well in cooking and is main ingredient in bouquet garni, along with thyme and bay leaves.
Grow parsley near roses, it improves their health and scent.
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I could not live without this parsley. I use it in most things I cook. It has the right flavor, also is great in pesto.