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Full Sun to Partial Shade
||Late winter or early spring
Other Beneficial Insects: Ladybugs, lacewings, hoverflies, tachinid flies, parasitic mini-wasps.
||Needs specific temperature: 70-75F
Days to germinate: 14-20
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Start indoors before last frost
||Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
- Italian Parsley
- Flat-Leaf Parsley
- Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum
Posted by SongofJoy
(Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Sep 29, 2014 7:47 AM concerning plant:
This parsley has broad, flat leaves with a sweet taste. It prefers growing in cooler weather.
Italian Parsley is good in soups and stews and on fish and meats. It adds color and even dried Italian parsley retains the bright green color.
Posted by SongofJoy
(Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Oct 16, 2011 5:12 PM concerning plant:
Host plant for the Black Swallowtail Butterfly (BST). Even if stripped by the caterpillars, the plant will generally return and produce continued growtht after the cats have left. Drought tolerant.
Posted by skylark
(JC NJ/So FL - Zone 7b) on Oct 2, 2014 7:05 PM concerning plant:
The Italian salad that utilizes the MOST amount of parsley is roasted parsnip with pecorino cheese and as much parsley as you can handle (tip: pretend it's arugula ;).
The Mediterranean salad that utilizes the MOST parsley is Lebanese tabbouleh, which uses a small amount of bulgur and gargantuan amounts of parsley.
Both are favorites of mine.
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