Also known as Italian Flat-Leaf parsley, it is sometimes visually confused with cilantro because of the similar appearance of the leaves. But, the flavor is distinctive! Some chefs prefer flat-leaf parsley over curly parsley because it’s easier to handle and chop.
- Full to partial sun (six to eight hours)
- 6.0 to 7.0
- 3 to 9
- 8 to 12 inches apart
- Water deeply 1 inch a week
- Grows up to 1 foot tall
- Broad, flat leaves
- Bold, aromatic flavor
- Color ranges from dark green to bright, leafy green
- Needs full sun to part shade—is more heat-tolerant than curly parsley
Do you grow flat-leaf parsley? If so, please tell us your top tips for ensuring a bountiful harvest and how you cook with flat-leaf parsley.