Herbs Parsley Root Parsley

Root Parsley Seed

Product ID: 648

Long, straight, white roots.

Enjoy the flavor of fresh parsley for soups, salads, and stews throughout the winter. Keeps several months when stored in cool conditions. Once roots are established, tops can be used for cooking, with stronger flavor and tougher texture than traditional leaf parsley. Roots are 5–8" long. Avg. 24,900 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.


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CULTURE: Root parsley grows best in deep, moist, fertile soil. Direct seed in early to midspring after danger of frost, 1/4– 1/2" deep, 1–2 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. Plants are cold hardy and can withstand some freezing in the field.
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.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name

Petroselinum crispum

Days To Maturity

Average number of days from seeding date to harvest, within a specific crop group. If a transplanted crop: average number of days from transplant date. Not sure if crop is direct-seeded or transplanted? Check the Growing Information box for details. If crop can be both direct-seeded or transplanted, days to maturity refers to direct seeding. Days to maturity for all flowers and herbs is calculated from seeding date.

75 Days

Life Cycle

Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).


Hybrid Status

Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.
Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.

Open Pollinated