Petroselinum hortense - Italian Dark Parsley
[Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum] Parsley
This Italian, dark green, plain leaf selection has good tangy, sweet flavor.
Sow when the soil is still cool in early spring or start inside but keep the pots cool while the seeds germinate Use a good draining soils medium and water heavily until a good number of the seeds germinate, the seeds have a chemical that slows down germination and frequent watering or soaking in warm water for 12 hours can remove some of the chemical. . Biennial plants die after setting seed. Parsley grows best in moist, well drained soil, in full sun.