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Petroselinum crispum crispum

Curley Parsley, French Parsley
Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

From southern Europe. This kind, which is used mostly in garnishes, grows 6 to 12 in. tall and wide, and and has crispy curley leaves. For flat-leafed Italian parsley, see Petroselinum crispum neapolitanum.

After date of average last spring frost, soak seed in water for 24 hours, then sow seed in place. Thin seedlings to 6 to 8 in. apart as they mature.

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