Parsley – Giant of Italy
Petroselimum crispum

Zone: Not hardy; grow as an annual
Height: 18 - 24"

General: Huge, dark green leaves with excellent flavor. Vigorous, upright growth. High yielding flat-leaf Parsley, great for fresh market sales.

Culinary Uses: This variety of parsley can be used as a garnish or for flavoring in any dish including pasta, stews, and soups. Parsley is a flavorful addition to any meal whether fresh or cooked.

Medicinal Uses: Rich in vitamins A, C, E, and K as well as minerals, especially iron. The herb is also known for its high content of antioxidants. This plant has historically been used to treat all kinds of maladies but has most recently been credited with lowering blood sugar levels, acting as a diuretic to support kidney function, and as an antiseptic.

Ornamental Uses: An herb that produces edible white flowers emerging in an umbel during the plant's second growing season. An attractor of butterflies and other beneficial insects. The herb produces large leaves and high yields and does well in containers and indoors.

*Research all plants before use. Silverleaf doesn't condone or endorse any medicinal plant use. Any one planning to use plants for medical purposes should check with a physician first.