Petroselinum sativum var. tuberosum
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Petroselinum sativum var. tuberosum

Hamburg parsley

  family umbelliferae 
  genus petroselinum 

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Genus  Petroselinum Species  sativum Variety  tuberosum Cultivar  Common names  Hamburg parsley Family  UMBELLIFERAE Specimen number  S11990 Data source  UnVeg p283
Life cycle
Life form  Terrestrial Life cycle  Annual Life span  1 year Annual cycle  Not applicable Stature  Various Growth form  Not applicable Growth habit  Various Overall height    Overall spread   
Sunshine  Full sun Water    Optimal soil texture  Soil texture 07 Acceptable soil pH  Slightly acidic USDA hardiness  Not classified AHS heat zones  Not classified Sunset climate zones  Not classified
Suitable for gardens  no Nursery  Unknown Compost  no Size at acquisition  Unknown Garden location  Unknown Garden notes  Petroselinum sativum var. tuberosum does best in full sun.
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  The leaves of this plant and the roots are both edible. Petroselinum sativum var. tuberosum is a good low calorie food. The list of beneficial vitamins and minerals found in Hamburg parsley is impressive; notably vitamin A and vitamin C are both present. This plant is most frequently used fresh or cooked.
Traditional uses
Parts used  Traditional uses  Contemporary uses  Fragrance  Fragrance parts  Fragrance intensity    Fragrance category    Dye parts  Dye color 
Propagule  Seed Pollination method    Planting style  Crowns and leaves Crop spacing  6" - 8" Row spacing    Cold frame  3 to 4 weeks Planting period  May 01 - May 31 Harvesting period    Frost tolerance  Very hardy Heat requirement  Cool Fertilizer  Nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium Time to harvest  160 days
Is edible  yes Culinary uses  Cooked   Fresh Nutritional value  Vitamin A   Vitamin C   Low calorie Edible parts  Leaves   Roots Description of edible parts Flavor / texture  has turnip-flavored roots and parsley-flavored tops
Horticulture notes  The best month for planting is May. Provide 6" spacing when grown in quantity. Harden in a cold frame for 3 to 4 weeks prior to setting out. It does not necessarily require warm days for good production. Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium are all required for optimal growth. Estimated time to harvest is 160 days. Petroselinum sativum var. tuberosum is typically propagated by seed.
Tag needs printing  no Collection notes  Petroselinum sativum var. tuberosum has an annual life cycle.

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Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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