Flat Leaf Parsley
Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum
Flat Leaf Parsley, also called Italian parsley, has similar uses to the curly variety but the flavor is a bit stronger. Plants are 1 foot tall and produce sprigs of large, flat leaves all season. Preferred in Italian cooking.
Germination: 7-21 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4" deep, soaking seeds overnight aids germination
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Provide 70-75 degree soil temperatures. Transplant 12-15" apart. Sow outdoors in spring after last frost. Sow a few seeds every 4-6 ", thin to 12-15" apart.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: Flat Leaf Parsley needs average to fertile, moist soil
Uses: Medicinal, culinary, attracts bees and benefical