Parsley ‘Dark Green Italian Flat Leaf’
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Botanical Name: Petroselinum crispum
Heritage: Mediterranean region, pre 1900's
‘Dark Green Italian Flat Leaf’ Parsley is a popular culinary herb that’s highly versatile in the kitchen.
It’s easy to grow and produces flavourful flat dark green leaves. It is one of the very best cut and come again herbs for the kitchen garden.
Flat leaf parsley offers a fine, sweet flavour that many prefer over curled parsley. It is excellent for adding to cooking at the last minute for maximum flavour and is used to garnish many dishes including fish, sauces and pastas. Can also be dried for use at a later date.
Spring – Early Autumn
Parsley is best sown in spring through early autumn. Sow seeds in trays of seed raising mix and germinate at temperatures of approx. 10°c – 25°c.
10°c – 25°c
14 – 21 days
Transplant with care once seedlings have several true leaves and are approx. 10cm tall, to a sunny and well-drained position approx. 15cm – 20cm apart.
It is suited for growing in pots or containers if garden space is limited, just remember to water it regularly.
15cm – 30cm
60 – 90 days
Fresh parsley is typically added to dishes just before serving. Eat immediately upon picking for best flavour.
Please beware that it will not tolerate hot dry conditions, so ensure that your parsley plants are sufficiently watered. Mulching well will help it to conserve water and encourage it to perform strongly.
Sometimes known as Italian Parsley, or Flat Leaf Parsley.
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