Growing parsley is a wonderful way to get this under-appreciated biennial herb on your plate. Slow to germinate but eager to grow once it gets started, fresh parsley is surprisingly tasty, pretty and nutritious.
|When to sow indoors||Early spring|
|When to sow outdoors||Before last frost|
|Germination soil temperature||65° – 85°F|
|Germination length||14 – 21 days|
|When to transplant||6 – 8 weeks|
|Varieties||Dark Green Italian (good for drying)Titan (pretty and sweet)|
|pH range||5.0 – 7.0|
|Soil temperature||60° – 65°F|
|Spacing||6″ – 8″|
|Light||Full sun to light shade|
|Nutrient requirements||N = moderateP = moderate
K = moderate
|Fertilizer schedule||Usually not needed|
|When to harvest||As needed|
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