Petroselinum crispum

Parsley is a very popular herb and there are two forms, the curly leaf or the flat leaf, the latter sometimes called Italian parsley. It is a biennial plant so will need replacing every two years if it is to be available continually for the kitchen. It is used in salads, soups and fish dishes. Grow in full sun or dappled shade in rich moist soil. 1,500 to 2,500 m