Scientific Name: Petroselinum crispum
Common Name: parsley
Family Name: Apiaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Biennial
Mature Size: 0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract beneficial insects, Bedding plant, Container planting, Herb, Urban agriculture
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Lustrous, Tripinnate, Deltoid, Serrate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Umbel, Green-yellow, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Achene, Schizocarp, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Scented annual; leaves alternate, compound, tri-pinnate, serrate margins, leaflets deltoid and +/- curling; stem with swollen nodes and vertical stripes.