Moss Curled Parsley Seeds | Petroselinum Crispum | By Mr Fothergills
Moss Curled Parsley Seeds | Mr Fothergill's
Our petroselinum crispum Moss Curled Parsley seeds are the preferred variety for garnishes. The dark, curled leaved variety of this popular herb is highly nutritious and one of the most used herbs in the kitchen. It can be used for garnishes, and added to sauces, stuffing, butters, salads, and meat. Although moss curled parsley can be tricky to germinate as it requires the right conditions, once germinated they are easy plants to grow.
- No. Seeds Per Pack: 1,000
- Sow Indoors: January - December
- Sow Outdoors: January - December
- Location: Full Sun
- Harvest Time: January - December
- Hardiness: Hardy Perennial
- F1 Hybrids: hybrid seeds are produced from two specially selected varieties that are kept in isolation. As they are produced from only two plants, seeds are almost identical genetically.
- Open Pollinated: open pollinated plants aren't isolated from other varieties, so are more genetically diverse.
- Heirloom: heirloom seeds are historic, some going back to Victorian times, others more recent. Heirloom varieties can be good or bad, depending on how careful the breeder is to maintain genetic similarity.
- Hybrids vs Open Pollinated
As hybrids are produced from two specially selected varieties, the quality is more consistent, with a higher germination rate and improved cropping. But, as they require time, resources and know-how to create, they come to the market at a higher cost. They are also genetically unstable, and so if you keep the seeds from the resultant crop, performance is usually poor. Open Pollinated seeds are highly diverse and have often been grown for successfully for decades. Seeds from the resultant crop are usually perform well.Annual, Biennial and Perennial
Annual plants complete their life cycle within a year, biennials in two years (usually only flowering in the second year) and perennials can live on indefinitely.Hardy, Half-Hardy and Tender
Hardy and half-hardy plants can survive a light frost, but the latter are best moved indoors during periods of bad weather. Tender plants must be kept indoors, until after the last frost.
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Advice on hot and droopy plants
If your plants are looking a little wilted right now, don’t worry! Plants like to be filled with water to keep their structure, and when it’s hot that water evaporates.
Just give them an off-schedule watering and they’ll be right as rain in no time! Be careful not to flood them - plants don’t like extremes.
- Hardiness: this species is hardy and well-suited to the UK's climate.
- Planting In Pots: well-suited to growing in containers.
- Position: place with good access to sunlight.
- Soil Types: sow in moist, well-drained soil for best results.
- Germination Requirements: sow indoors, water well, and place in a warm position.
- Planting Distance (Seed Tray): sow seeds 0.5cm (1/4in) deep in small pots of compost (or equivalent distance in seed tray).
- Planting Distance (Ground): sow seeds in rows 1.5cm (1/2in) deep.
- Soil Preparation: remove any stones from the soil and dig in plenty of organic matter.
- Thinning: thin seedlings to 20cm (8in) apart.
- Pest Control: surround with polythene barriers to protect from carrot fly. Remove aphids and leaves infected with celery leaf miner as they appear.
- Watering Requirements: water regularly and consistently.
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