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Parsley Seed 'Italian Giant'

Image of Parsley Italian Giant
Image of Parsley Italian Giant
Image of Parsley Italian Giant
Image of Parsley Italian Giant
Image of Parsley Italian Giant

Petroselinum crispum var neapolitanum 'plain-leaved'

A large, plain green, flat leaves with a delicious flavour.

  • Hardy biennial.
  • Great for garnish.

Supplied as a packet of approximately 200 seeds.

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Tall variety of parsley 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 as long, stalk-like, green umbels in June-July (if the plant flowers the leaves become inedible and the plant will die, so simply remove them to prolong the plant's life).
  • Likes a rich moist soil in part shade.
  • Aromatic and vigorous.
  • Sow thinly 18" (45 cm) apart in spring and/or late summer for a winter crop.
  • Cover lightly with soil.
  • Germination can take 6-7 weeks.
  • Pick leaves regularly.
  • Full of minerals and vitamins.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Used for soups and stews.
  • Excellent garnish for the top of almost any dish!
  • Can be added to salad and sandwiches.
  • Can be used in bouquet garni.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Can be used to treat urinary infections.
  • Can help menstrual problems.
  • Can aid digestion, and act as a mild laxative.
  • Leaves can be infused and the liquid used as a tonic for hair, eyes and skin (it's also 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 nursing mothers.
  • Has been proved to reduce blood pressure.
  • Contains antioxidants said to help fight cancer.
  • Chewing after meals can help freshen breath (even after eating garlic).
  • Other Uses.
  • Was once used to decorate tombs.
  • The Romans were said to made garlands from Parsley!
  • 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.