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Flat-leafed parsley
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Zones A3, 1-45
Full Sun
Regular Water

Petroselinum crispum neapolitanum

Flat-leafed Parsley, Italian parsley
Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)

Flat-leafed parsley grows to 2 to 3 ft. tall and 2 ft. wide; it is considered more flavorful than curly parsley. For curly-leafed parsley, see Petroselinum crispum crispum.

After date of average last spring frost, soak seed in water for 24 hours, then sow seed in place. Thin seedlings to 1 to 1 1/2 ft. apart as they mature.

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