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Petroselinum crispum is often confused with:
Conium maculatum Conium Maculatum
Plants that fill a similar niche:
Aesculus 'Homestead' Inflorescence
Apocynum cannabinum Apocynum cannabinum
Tulipa Tulipa spp.

Petroselinum crispum

Phonetic Spelling
pet-roh-sel-IH-num KRIS-pum
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Uses include garnish; flavoring for salads, stews, soups, sauces, and salad dressings

Propagation: Sow seed early spring; slow to germinate; soak in warm water

See this plant in the following landscape:
Herb & Flower Cottage Garden
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Petroselinum
    Species:
    crispum
    Family:
    Apiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Biennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Wildlife Value:
    Host plant for swallowtail butterfly.
    Edibility:
    Leaves as flavoring and garnish
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Herb
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Fragrant
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Photosensitization (sunburn, dermatitis), large amounts are needed to cause this effect
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Furanocoumarins
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No