Organic parsley

Curled parsley 'Green Pearl'

Organic parsley - Curled parsley  'Green Pearl'

Common Name: Organic parsley
Genus: Curled
Species: parsley
Cultivar: 'Green Pearl'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables

Height: 0.45 m (45 cm)
Spread: 0.30 m (30 cm)

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile moist but well drained
  • Rate of growth: fast
  • Hardiness: hardy

    Many dishes are finished off with a sprinkling of chopped parsley. The flavour lends itself particularly well to potatoe or rice dishes but is commonly used to season fish chicken or lamb. Ideal for a sunny windowsill or garden the fresh leaves can virtually be harvested all year round. Parsley is widely used as a companion plant in the garden as it is said to attract predatory beneficial insects.

  • Growing Instructions:

    Sow thinly in March to July in a well prepared seedbed in full sun or partial shade 13mm deep in drills 30cm apart. Thin out the seedlings to 23cm apart when large enough to handle. Keep well watered and pick stems regularly to encourage more to come. It can also be sown indoors in a pot on a sunny windowsill from August to February for fresh leaves all year round. It has good winter hardiness and the plants should survive for several years. Apply a mulch of compost for added winter protection.