Growing Parsley

Organic Vegetable Gardening
Fact Sheet

Botanical name: Petroselinium crispum

Seed

Parsley

Planting time: SP,FA
Seeds per ounce: 18000
Ounces per square foot: .001
Minimum legal germination rate: 60%
Germination type:

Extra-long Germinating seeds

Notes
Parsley is an easy plant to grow and is often used as a garnish. Nevertheless, the nutritional value of parsley is outstanding, and can be used as a salad green in several types of dishes and added to soups and sauces.

It can easily be grown indoors in containers.

Parsley prefers cool weather and should be treated more as a perennial in your organic garden in a permanent spot. Parsley is a shallow-rooted plant that constant watering and a rich mix of compost for best results

Planting

In garden spacing (inches): 5
In flat spacing (inches): Broadcast
Planting depth (inches): Cover seed with soil
Maximum number of plants per square foot: 8
Nutrient relationship:: Heavy Feeder

Harvest

Days to maturity: 70-91
Harvesting period (days): 118-182
Minimum yields in pounds /square foot: 4.5

Cultural

Diseases: Crown Rot .
Insect pests:(Insect Pest Finder) Beet Leafhopper, Carrot Rust Fly, Parsleyworm, Redbanded Leaf Roller

Varieties

Banquet, Deep Green, Forest Green, Giant of Italy, Green River, Hamburg Turnip-rooted, Minicurl, Moss Curled, Perfection, Triple Curled

 

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