Parsley Italian


Botanical Name: Petroselinum crispum

Also called French parsley this is widely regarded as being the very best for flavour and the one to use in salads. Parsley is rich in iron and vitamin C. Culinary: Use for salads and as a garnish. Complements garlic and Mediterranean dishes as well as the sauces of northern Europe.

We hope you enjoy these parsley seeds, just another great example of herb seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

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How To Grow

Sow 0.5in (1.5cm) deep. Germination can be slow, over 3 weeks and October be hastened by pouring hot water over the newly sown seed. Or, Grow in pots. Sow seed direct. Thin out to 2-3 plants per pot. Bring summer plants indoors in autumn for use in winter. Thin out to 6in (15cm) apart and later to 12in (30cm) apart. Prefers a partially shaded position. For a continuous crop sow seeds during November to August.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


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