Parsley Japanese, Mitsuba

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50 days. This delicate and refreshing Japanese herb is easy to grow. It loves shade; it can be grown in full to part shade and is perfect for low-light spaces in the garden. This savory little parsley family member is also popular in Chinese cuisine and is reminiscent of its cousins, parsley and cilantro. It is typically used raw, sprinkled atop a meal to give it the perfect final touch. The leaves, stems, roots and seeds are all edible and excellent in stir fries, soups, salads and other Asian-inspired dishes. The plants are similar to parsley in their growth habit. Prefers cooler spring and fall weather.

    • 4-6 hours of Sun
    • Sprouts in 5-10 Days
    • Ideal Temperature: 68-78 Degrees F
    • Seed Depth: 1/4"
    • Plant Spacing: 6-8"
    • Frost Hardy: Yes
    • Cryptotaenia japonica

Growing Tips: Direct seed outdoors in fall or very early spring; otherwise place the seeds in the fridge for several weeks, then remove from fridge and germinate at 65-70 F.

Availability: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 200
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