Petroselinum crispum

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Parsley, Curly (Biennial)

USDA Hardiness Zone 9

This green biennial has curly, frilly leaflets. This attractive, compact plant has earned its place as a border or edging in the herb and ornamental beds.
The leaves have a gentle flavor that works especially well at blending the flavors around it.
Very rich in vitamin C. The perfect garnish for any plate or garden.

Height

24 Inches

Spread

8-12 Inches

Color

Yellow/Gold/Bronze

Interesting Notes

The Natural Breath Freshner!

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Must have good drainage.
Mulch with compost to keep soil moist, but keep the compost a couple inches away from the base of the plant to discourage rot. Foliage can be kept in good shape into the winter months by mulching around it with a thick bed of straw.

Good Companions

Silver Edge Thyme (Perennial) (Thymus vulgaris)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Culinary
Containers
Fragrant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Winter
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
Rich
Moist
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