100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.
2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Reliable growth, dual purpose
What are the cons? N/A
I planted this direct sow in midsummer last year as an afterthought, and it grew very nicely. It's in the ground now and has overwintered decently. I'm going to plant more this year and see what last year's plant does. I haven't eaten the root but the leaves are good and the bunnies love it
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3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Double use as a root and herb
What are the cons? Take long to germinate
I love this vegetable for it's dual purpose. Root is perfect for soups and stews and the leaves are nice as an herb too. It did very well in southern MD climate. This year I am going to try it in central FL.
56 out of 58 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Taste and dual purpose
What are the cons? Non
In Europe root parsley is usually the first choice instead of parsnips. Once it started it must be thinned to grow decent roots, and an occasional soil loosening does help. The leaves taste the same as Italian parsley and we use it a lot!
Planting time I always interseed it with radish or lettuce, so I always know where the rows are and can weed while waiting for the germination which is pretty slow.
58 out of 59 people found the following review helpful:
What are the pros? Two products (leaves and root)
What are the cons? None
I harvested fresh leaves from this parsley all summer long. Now I get to use the roots for soups. Raw they are kind of strong but cooked with soup they are so good. Very much like a parsley flavored parsnip, but easier to grow. My roots looked nothing like the picture (more like an alien), next year I will try softer dirt and make sure I thin to only one plant. The leaves taste just as good as my flat leafed parsley that I normally grow.
61 out of 61 people found the following review helpful:
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This was a real winner for me. At first it was a bit slow to grow as can be the case with the first year of parsley. But by mid summer the leaves were healthy and ready to be picked. Some have said that the leaves are not as tasty as other parsley but I liked it as much as Italian parsley. But with Hamburg you also get some very tasty roots that are good raw and cooked, divine oven roasted and just made for mashing in with mashed potatoes. the roots seem to keep the plants from getting too dried up during hot weather.