Parsley in pots, care and cultivation

Potted parsley, care and cultivation. All instructions forgrowing parsley in pots, on the windowsill or on the balcony.

Theparsley, botanicallyPetroselinum crispum, is a biennial plant of Mediterranean origin. It grows spontaneously in the woods and can be grown easily injar.

Theparsley in potit is easy to grow and also very useful: to always have the fresh leaves ofparsley, you can grow on the balcony or on the windowsill, the only caveat lies in the fact that theparsleyit does not like the cold, so beware of those who cultivate in the winter.

Potted parsley, here's how to grow it
Theparsley in potit requires very little space, which is why thecultivationit is also possible on the windowsill or on the balcony.

What is needed for growing parsley in pots?

  • Containers / pots with a diameter of 16-18 cm
  • Universal soil
  • Parsley seeds or seedlings with earthen bread

Sowing the parsley or planting of the seedlings
Who decides to growing parsley in pots starting from the seeds, it can proceed with sowing until mid-October. Alternatively, it is possible to proceed with the planting by purchasing parsley seedlings with earthen bread.

For the planting of parsley, choose pots with a diameter of 16-18 cm. I are also fine fabric vases, even easier to manage.

Those who usually grow flowers can reuse the pots they usually use for geraniums and surfinias.

In any case, prepare a draining layer on the bottom of the pot. For proper drainage, just fill the first 2 cm of the bottom of the pot with expanded clay.

The potting soil to use forgrowing parsley in potsit must not be overly fertilized, for this reason we have recommended a universal soil. Those who have the choice can prefer a moderately acidic or neutral reaction soil, with a pH, therefore, between 6 and 7.

If you already have compact soil at home, lighten it with sand at a rate of 5-15%, this will allow for perfect water drainage. For its growth, theparsley in pot, it needs a permeable soil that does not in any way favor water stagnation. For the same reason, try to irrigate rationally: irrigations must be contained to avoid the appearance of any rot.

Details on the cultivation of parsley in pots:

  • How to sow parsley

Parsley in the kitchen
The parsley not only can it be used to enrich any dish ... try it also in vegetable juices.

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