Italian Parsley

Petroselinum crispum var. neopolitanum

Traditionally used in Italian cooking, more flavor than the curly varieties with deeply cut flat-leaf glossy green leaves. In addition to being a culinary delight, it is a host plant for swallowtail butterflies and attracts beneficial insects. Biennial.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationpet-roh-sel-EE-num KRISP-um ne-oh-pol-ih-TAY-nee-um
Average Size at Maturity12" tall x 18-24" wide
Bloom TimeGrown for folilage
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth HabitRounded
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureEdible
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsRosemary, Lavender, Oregano, Dill.

Easily grown in humus-rich, evenly moist, well-drained soil. Young leaves have best flavor. May overwinter in mild climates to yield a second harvest, expiring soon after it blooms and produces seed.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-10

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