Parsley Giant Italian – No Longer Available

Petroselium Crispum
Full Sun Partial Sun Perfect for Pots Loved by Pollinators Scented Edible Cut and Come Again Hardy Annual

Giant Italian Parsley has a stronger flavour than the curled variety and is generally preferred by many chefs.

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Parsley Giant Italian – No Longer Available is also included in our Parsley Collection
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Giant Italian Parsley with its flat leaves can withstand wet cold winters with greater ease as they shed water better than curled parsley.

Parsley is the most widely cultivated herb in Europe and became popular in Roman times as a food. Held in high esteem by the Greeks using it crown victors at the Isthmian Games as well as medicinally, with Homer noting that they fed parsley to their horses.

Please note 1 x Seed Pack = Approximately 145 Seeds
An approximate number of seeds in each packet is given. Seeds are hand packed by weight, not counted individually.

Latin Name:
Petroselium Crispum
Common Name:
Parsley
Variety:
Giant Italian
Type:
Hardy Biennial
Position:
Sheltered sunny position. Ideal for containers and pots on the kitchen windowsill.
Hardiness:
Withstands frost
Soil:
Rich, acidic, well-drained soil.
Water:
Keep moist
Height:
45 to 60cm
Flowers:
Long green stalk like umbels, June to July. Remove any flowers to prolong the flavour and life of the plant.
Pollinator:
Yes, attracts bees
Scent:
Scented foliage
Planting:
Water prior to and after planting as required to keep moist. Space 45cm apart
Care Tips:
Feed fortnightly through the growing season.
Companion Plant:
Grown with roses parsley is said to improve their scent.
Harvesting:
If picked regularly the leaves will produce for 6 months. For a stronger flavour use the stems as well as the leaves.
Storing:
Store in a glass of water for a few days. This variety dries well and can also be frozen, either chop and put into water in ice cube trays, or wrap in foil and place in a bag.
Culinary Notes:
Great in Mediterranean dishes. Compliments vegetables and can be added to poultry dishes and stews as well as used fresh in salad dishes such as Tabouleh.
Other Uses:
Chewing after meals can help freshen breath, even after garlic. Parsley is said to aid digestion and act as a mild laxative.
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