Mitsuba Japanese Parsley (50-60 Days)

$ 1.95

Mitsuba Japanese Parsley is an uncommon aromatic herb cultivated for Japanese cuisine that has a parsley & celery essence. Use the leaves, slender white stalks or even the roots for salads, flavoring soups, rice dishes and more. Use as a young seedling or harvest stalks at 6-8”. Mitsuba Japanese Parsley grows best in moist shady areas during the summer heat or full sun in the cooler early and late part of the season.

300 seeds


Chryptotaenia japonica

Germination: 7-14 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 70-75ºF. 

Seed Sowing Depth: ¼" deep, soaking seeds overnight aids germination

Starting Indoors: 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Sow 3-6 seeds per cell/pot, thinning to one per cell/pot. Provide 70-75ºF soil temperatures. Transplant 6-8” apart. 

Sowing Outdoors:  After the last frost. Sow 12-24 seeds per foot. When seedlings are 3" tall thin to 6-8" apart. Sow every 4-6 weeks for a continuous harvest. 

How much does a packet plant: 10-12 foot single row

Harvest: When stems are 6-7" 

Tips: Mitsuba Japanese Parsley should be planted in fertile, well-drained soil. Work in compost or well-rotted manure into your soil before planting. Provide adequate, even moisture for the best growth, especially from the middle to the end of summer. Mulching helps retain moisture.