Root Parsley - Key Growing Information
CULTURE: Root parsley grows best in deep, moist, fertile soil. Direct seed in early to mid spring after danger of frost, 1/4- 1/2" deep, 3 seeds per inch in single rows or in 2-3" wide bands 12-18" apart. Seeds germinate in 14-30 days. Keep soil surface moist during the germination period. Thin plants to 1-3" apart, depending on desired root size. Control weeds with frequent shallow cultivation.
HARVEST: Loosen with a spading fork
and lift when roots have reached desired size.
STORAGE: Trim tops and store at 32°F (0°C) and 95% relative humidity.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 1 oz./350', 2.9 oz./1,000', 5.2 lb./acre at 40 seeds/ft. in rows 18" apart.
SEED SPECS: Avg. 24,000 seeds/oz.
PACKET: 200 seeds.