Curly and Italian Parsley, David MacTavish,
Hutchinson Farm greenhouses, Burlington, ON,
May 12 2010
|Grown at Hutchinson Farm since
the 1980's. Available May 2016 in 4½" pots,
mixed herb planters and baskets.
Winter Hardiness: biennial (over
winters, but quickly goes to seed)
Light Requirements: Sun, part sun
Height: 8 - 12"
Habit: upright, mounded
Where to plant: grows well in the garden or in
- In the
Parsley is easy to grow in
containers or in the ground. Treat it as an
annual (plant every year). It will over-winter
once, but is bitter the second year and goes
to seed quickly.
- In the
This classic herb comes in two
forms: curly and Italian (flat leaved). In
general, use the curly parsley as a garnish,
and Italian parsley as a flavouring -it tastes
much better. In your cooking, you'll want to
mainly use the leafy part of the plant, but
don't worry if you get some of the stem.