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Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum

To collect for free from Kay Verdi Wyld

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This Italian giant flat leaf parsley has lovely dark green leaves which over winter most years. Self seeds well and the beneficial pollinators love the flowers. does take 6 weeks for the seed to germinate

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50cm × 50cm

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Plant Finder: about Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum

Common names

Parsley, French parsley, Italian parsley


Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum (Parsley). This is a biennial but is best grown as an annual. It is an extremely useful culinary herb. The leaves and stalks are also used to make a delicious vegetable stock along with carrots, onions and other garden vegetables.


They are fully to frost hardy and grow well in full sun or light shade. They will prefer a moist, well-drained soil.

Interest and use

Culinary, ornamental, foliage, container

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum | Bredfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun, Part shade or Shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Bredfield, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13
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