Parsley 'Italian Giant' Seeds
Giant parsley from Italy, with a bigger reputation in the kitchen.
According to an old wife's tale, only the wicked can grow parsley and giving it to someone is bad luck. So perhaps leave it out of your next gift box, unless you are a wicked one yourself! Plant the seeds near your kitchen for easy picking and zesty flavours.
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Why it's special:
- Large, flossy leafed parsley variety
- Great for cooking with high heat-resistant leaves
- Easily grown on windowsills and in containers
when to sow
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About Parsley Italian Giant
Also known as Italian parsley, flat-leaf parsley grows dark green shiny leaves with a strong sweet flavour. Parsley 'Italian Giant' is best known for its gourmet uses, since it can withstand heat and retains its flavour better than household curly parsley.
Italian Giant, is a selective plant with deeply cut, bright green leaves. Known to have better flavour than other varieties, it is increasingly popular in the kitchen and is indispensable for a huge range of cooked and salad dishes. It is the choice of parsley for drying.
In The Records
Parsley is native to the Mediterranean and western Asia. According to ancient Greek legend, Parsley sprang from the place hero Archemorus fell when he was eaten by serpents. The Greeks held the plant sacred, and it was never put on their plates.
|Features||Perfect for pots, garden herbs, repels aphids and likes sunlight|
|Locations||Window box, balconies, containers and garden beds|
|Effort Level||Looks after itself|
|Botanical Name||Petroselinum crispum var. neapolitanum|
|Other Names||Flat Leaf Parsley and Italian Parsley|
|Pot Size||20 cm|
|Pet/Baby Safe||Pet & Baby Safe.|
|Number of Seeds||175|
|Sowing Tips||Sow thinly onto damp but well drained soil and cover. Place in a clear sealed container and keep in a sunny spot until germination.|
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