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Petroselinum crispum var. crispum

Common Name(s): Parsley
Family: Apiaceae
Growth Habit: Func. Annual/Biennial
Growing Days: 70 to 365 (days)
Abs.Max=82° (F)    Opt.Max=68° (F)
Opt.Min=52° (F)    Abs.Min=45° (F)
Precipitation: 35 to 59 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 23° (F)
Soil pH: 6 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium textures
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Clear to cloudy
Normally grown indoors for a while to mature before field planting. Sensitive to heat.
Pythium, Phytothora, Sclerotinia, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora
Material - essent oils, Additive - flavoring
Boreal, temperate, subtropical, steppe and semi-arid, tropical-rainy
Geographical Origin:
Widely cultivated
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