Basics

Ease of Growing
Moderate
Grown as
Annual
Days to Maturity
70-80 (Spring/Summer), 70-80 (Fall/Winter)
Growing Habit
Bush
Hardiness
Hardy

This cool weather biennial is hardy to frost and light freezes.

Crops
Spring Transplant, Spring
Growing Season
Long
Cultivar Type
-
Growing Conditions
Cold, Cool, Warm

Parsley prefers loose, moderately fertile soil with plenty of added organic matter. Water lightly.

Outdoor Growing Temp
45°F - 75°F
Min Outdoor Soil Temp
50°F

Parsley takes a long time to germinate and does best in warm soil between 70˚- 85˚ F (it doesn't germinate well at higher temperatures).

Start Indoors
Yes
Start Outdoors
Yes
Light
Sun: min. 6 hours daily (Cold, Cool, Warm)

Full sun or partial shade.

Water
Moderate

Parsley likes moist soil. If you think the plants might need water they probably do.

Feeder
Heavy

Parsley prefers a fertile soil with lots of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.

Suitability
Tolerates light frost, Needs summer shade
Small Gardens?
Yes
Containers?
Yes

Parsley is easy to grow in containers either individually or as a cut and come again crop. Choose a well-draining container that is at least 12" deep. Parsley is not picky about soil and does not need a lot of attention, but be sure to keep the soil from becoming overly wet. It is also important to provide access to a lot of sunshine.

Attracts beneficial insects?
Yes
Color
Green
Fruit Size
-"
Plant Height
8.0-12.0"
Plant Diameter
6.0-8.0"
Hardiness Zone
2-9
Disease Resistance
Taste Profile

Light, smooth taste. Very versatile.