Petroselinum crispum var. crispum
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Petroselinum crispum var. crispum

curly parsley
French parsley

  Genus Petroselinum 

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Genus  Petroselinum Species  crispum Variety  crispum Cultivar  Common names  curly parsley   French parsley Family  UMBELLIFERAE Specimen number  S11739 Data source  HtZn p152
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Biennial Life span  2 years Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Flower Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height  1' - 2' Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water  Moist, well drained Optimal soil texture  Rich Acceptable soil pH  Neutral USDA hardiness  USDA zones 05a-09b AHS heat zones  Heat zones 09-01 Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  yes Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Petroselinum crispum var. crispum can survive cold winters where the average annual low is -20 Fahrenheit. Curly parsley (also known as French parsley) needs summer days with high heat. The best soil for this plant has a texture that is rich. This species likes full sun. It prefers moist, well drained soils.
Special qualities
Tolerates drought  no Tolerates high humidity  no Tolerates seaside conditions  no Insect resistant  no Disease resistant  no Deer resistant  no Best uses    Symbiosis  Attracts butterflies  no Attracts hummingbirds  no Autumn foliage  no Colorful berries  no Desirable qualities    Other interest    Other interest color  Other interest period   
Adverse factors
Common pests  Poisonous parts  Poisonous indications  Internal poison  no Dermatologic poison  no Livestock poison  no Mechanical injury  no Hay fever pollen    Hay fever season    Adverse qualities   
Herbal medicine
Medicinal properties  Medicinal parts  Has medicinal uses  no Do not self-administer  no Do no use if pregnant  no Legally restricted  no Toxicity precautions  Medicinal notes  Petroselinum crispum var. crispum if frequently used as a garnish.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Various Pollination method    Planting style    Crop spacing    Row spacing    Cold frame  Planting period    Harvesting period    Frost tolerance    Heat requirement    Fertilizer  Typical Time to harvest 
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Garnish Nutritional value  Edible parts  Leaves Description of edible parts Flavor / texture 
Horticulture notes 
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Petroselinum crispum var. crispum is a biennial. Leaves: Curly parsley (locally known in some parts as French parsley) has curly frilled, celery-like leaves.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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