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botanical name:
Petroselinum crispum 'Favorit'
Petroselinum crispum 'Favorit' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Curly Parsley
family:  Apiaceae
characteristics: annual/biennial, evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: yellow
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -6°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Biennial culinary herb. Produces very dark green leaves with good stem length. Less deeply curled than most "curly" varieties.
Umbels of small yellow flowers are produced in the second year.
Dense growth and good winter hardiness.

cultivation:
Moist, well drained, rich fertile soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
From seed, which can be slow and erratic to germinate.

usage:
Good flavour and texture. Popular variety for commercial growing.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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