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Italian Parsley Gigante in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Petroselinum crispum 'Gigante'

 

Italian Parsley 'Gigante'

Petroselinum Crispum- parsley - is a clump forming biennial aromatic herb with cluster of small curly or flat (depending on the type grown) green leaves - probably the most popular herb for culinary use. It may bear tiny yellow flowers.'Gigante' has large, flat leaves with a sweet and flavour

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plant Features
  • Italian Parsley Gigante likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Italian Parsley Gigante likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Italian Parsley Gigante is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Italian Parsley Gigante likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Italian Parsley 'Gigante'

Latin name

Petroselinum crispum 'Gigante'

type

Herb

family

Apiaceae

ph

5.6 - 7.8 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Italian Parsley Gigante likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Italian Parsley Gigante is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Italian Parsley Gigante likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Italian Parsley Gigante likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Italian Parsley Gigante is 0.30meters x 0.30meters 0.30 M 0.30 M

Petroselinum crispum 'Gigante'

Petroselinum Crispum- parsley - is a clump forming biennial aromatic herb with cluster of small curly or flat (depending on the type grown) green leaves - probably the most popular herb for culinary use. It may bear tiny yellow flowers.'Gigante' has large, flat leaves with a sweet and flavour


Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Flowering season.

 

Plant container plants

From Mid Spring TO Early Summer

Plant container plants in a sunny or partially shaded position in rich moist soil 6" - 8" apart

 

Propagation by Seed

From Late Winter TO Mid Spring

Parsley is a slow germinator, so get ahead by sowing seeds in pots indoors 10-12 weeks before the last frosts. To aid germination, soak the seeds in water overnight before sowing. For sowing outdoors, sow seeds in rich moist soil about 3 weeks before the last Spring frosts.

 
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