Growing and Saving the Seed Of Parsley

Latin name Petroselinum crispum is a biennial member of the Apiaceae family. This leafy culinary herb can be found in flat leaf and curly leaf varieties as well as types that are grown for their thick edible taproot. Hardy from USDA zones 4-9, parsley is easily integrated into a range of garden designs. It can be grown as a row crop, in the herb garden, containers and in edible landscapes like the cottage garden.



Native to the central and eastern Mediterreanean region. Parsley has been cultivated and used for medicinal and culinary purposes for over 2,000 years.


  • Culinary
  • Edible lanscaping
  • Container gardening