Category: Aromatic Herb
Scientific Name: Petroselinum Crispum
Description: Native to the central Mediterranean region, naturalized throughout Europe, parsley is a plant grown since ancient times. Nowadays it is the most widely used aromatic herb in the west.
- It’s a powerful diuretic,
- Helps control blood pressure,
- Strengthens the immune system,
- Has anti-inflammatory properties.
Planting Tips: Can be grown in pots, but not too small not to limit growth. Germination occurs between 20 to 40 days.
Soil: Grow parsley in well-drained and fertile soil rich in organic matter. However, they also adapt to poorly fertile soils. The pH should be between 5.5 and 6.
Exposure / Temperature: Direct sunlight or semi-shade.
Irrigation: Try to keep the soil moist but not soaking the plant.
Harvesting: You can harvest parsley from 60 to 90 days after sowing, although it may vary due to growing conditions.
Life Cycle: Biennial