Belonging to the Petroselinum genus, Curly parsley has a botanical name of Petroselinum crispum.
Dense fine foliage, closely curled, very dark green. Excellent for flavouring soups, salads, stews or as a garnish. Very good for freezing.
Attracts caterpillars (Black Swallowtail)
Romania is believed to be where Curly parsley originates from.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Curly parsley is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Curly parsley have been kindly provided by our members.
Sow in early spring in a sunny or partially shaded location in rich soil. Keep soil moist. Hasten germination by soaking seeds for 24 hours in lukewarm water.Sow at a depth of approx. 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 6.83 inches (17.5 cm) between Curly parsley plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 10°C / 50°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations*, you should look at sowing Curly parsley about 35 days before your last frost date .
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Curly parsley so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Curly parsley so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Curly parsley plants:
Parsely parsnip, Persil, Parsley
Petroselinum hortense, Petroselinum sativum
16 Jun 2012
This is a lovely curly-leaf parsley. Very good flavor. Takes a long time to germinate, but then again, all parsley does.
23 Apr 2012
More seeds of Parsley Plain or single and Parsley extra triple curled were started today.
Curly parsley care instructions
How long does Curly parsley take to grow?
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Popular varieties of Curly parsley
- Moss Curled
- Triple Curled
- Forest Green
- Extra Curled Dwarf
- Extra Triple Curled
- Champion Moss Curled
- Green pearl
- Giant of Italy
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