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Parsley Plant - Parsley 'Italian Giant'

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Petroselinum crispum var neapolitanum plain-leaved

Tall variety with large open green plain leaves. Excellent in soups, fish dishes and especially sauces.

  • Freezes well.
  • Aromatic and vigorous.
  • Plain, flat leaves.

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

Available from late April NEXT YEAR

1 or more £2.95GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Tall variety with large open green plain leaves. Freezes well.

A member of the carrot family infact!

  • Hardy-biennial.
  • Reaches 12 - 30" (30 - 80 cm) tall.
  • Flowers in long-stalk like green umbels June - July (however if it flowers the leaves become in-edible and the plant will die).
  • Likes a rich moist soil.
  • Aromatic and vigorous.
  • Prefers part shade.
  • Pick leaves regularly.
  • Full of minerals and vitamins.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Used for soups and stews.
  • Great decoration for the top of almost any dish!
  • Chewing after meals can help freshen breathe (even from garlic).
  • Can be added to salad and sandwiches.
  • Can be used in bouquet garni.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Can be used to treat urinary infection, kidney stones and water retention problems.
  • Can help menstrual problems.
  • Can aid digestion, and act as a mild laxative.
  • Leaves can be infused and will then act as a tonic for hair, eyes and skin (and said to minimize freckles).
  • Crushed leaves have been used as temporary dressings for open wounds.
  • Can help relieve irritation caused by insect bites.
  • Can alleviate water retention and act as a kidney tonic (and help clear kidney stones)
  • Can help improve circulation, arthritis and rheumatic pain.
  • Can help relieve asthma and ease lung congestion.
  • Can help milk production in Mothers.
  • Has been proved to reduce blood pressure.
  • Contains antioxidants said to help fight cancer.
  • Other Uses.
  • Was used to decorate tombs.
  • The Romans made garlands from it!
  • If grown by roses can help improve their scent.

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using. Ensure you do not use the wild varieties as some are poisonous. Avoid during pregnancy or if you have kidney disease or an infection.

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Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265