Petroselinum crispum var. Crispum.
Curly parsley is generally used as a garnish, but it is becoming more indispensable in cooking. It is a major component of fine herbes (blend of fresh parsley, chives, chervil, and tarragon) and bouquet garni, a French term for a collection of mixed herbs (traditionally thyme, bay leaf, and parsley). Darki is an outstanding variety that forms a clump of very tight, heavy, and curled dark green leaves. Excellent flavour and cold-weather tolerance.
|Height||12 - 30” (30 - 76 cm)|
|Spacing||10 - 12” (25 - 30 cm)|
|Light||Sun to Part Shade|
|Soil||Rich, organic and well draining|
|pH Range||5.5 to 6.7|
|Fertilizing||Balanced fertilizer at time of planting; side-dress with compost to encourage continued growth|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen = moderate-high, Phosphorus = high, Potassium = moderate-high|
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