parsley in the garden

Parsley is an aromatic herb known to be good everywhere on the table, it cannot be missing in your garden.

Parsley leaves are used for seasoning, never overdoing it because large amounts are not good for the liver.

The plant belongs to the umbrella family, even parsley is a biennial plant like fennel and celery, it is easy to sow and cultivate and produces quickly and abundantly, which is why it is certainly interesting for the vegetable garden, it is harvested practically all year round, from March to December.

Contents [Ocultar]

  • The earth and the plantation of parsley

  • How to grow this aromatic

  • Adversity against which to defend parsley

  • Collection, storage and variety


Planting soil and parsley

Climate and soil . Parsley seedlings are afraid of frost, but after winter they usually do not die, so they retreat for spring, and then bloom. Younger plants are more resistant to cold because with age parsley sends roots upwards. It adapts to any type of soil, it can be moderately fertilized with mature manure, this aromatic plant also grows in semi-shaded beds.

Sow. Parsley is afraid of frost, so it should not be sown before mid-April and planted until July, like many biennials, if the temperature drops below 10 degrees and feels the arrival of a frost, the plant can go into pre-flowering. The seed takes 10 days to hatch, it likes temperatures between 15 and 25 degrees, a non-woven fabric cover can be useful for warmth and to promote germination. You can easily grow parsley in jars and then transplant it. The seeds should be buried less than a centimeter deep, after sowing moderate watering is recommended.

Sixth floor . If you want to grow parsley, it is better to sow in rows, keeping distances of 30 cm between rows and 10 cm between sowing.

How to grow this aroma

Irrigation. Parsley likes to have water all the time, so it is best to irrigate. During the warmer months, it is best to shade it a little with sheets or nets if you have a garden in very hot and sunny areas.

(thixag_12) Thixag before the cold (thixag__12) Parsley plants can overcome winter frosts, even if they are afraid of the cold, to germinate and flower the following spring. Plants sown at the end of July have the most resistance because parsley tends to root upwards over time. It is useful to pack the plants before the bad season, usually in the fall.

Padded. The use of a mulch is indicated, in particular using a black cloth to heat the parsley.

Adversity against which to defend parsley

Vermin. Aphids do not grow parsley, cut off the affected parts of the plant can be removed. Beetle larvae are also annoying.

Diseases . Parsley suffers from the same diseases as other umbrella plants (see Carrot Diseases). In addition, he fears the cercospora, which can be seen on the leaves that come to dry the plant. It is better to replace diseased parsley than to spend time and resources on treatment.

Collection, conservation and variety

Collection. Parsley is harvested already 15 days after transplanting by removing leaves, this begins when the plant exceeds 20 cm in height, a single plant can produce up to a kilo of aromatic herb, it is harvested as and when It grows and is a grass that the more it is cut the more it produces, so tops or whole stems can be cut off leaving a few inches of soil. The harvest period obviously depends on the plantation, but you can have fresh parsley from March to December. Parsley is tastiest if chopped as soon as it is picked, but it can always be dried or frozen if you wish to store it.

variety of parsley . There are not many varieties of parsley, the main ones are common parsley, giant parsley and curly parsley, which are less tasty and more decorative than aromatic.

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