With a common name like Hamburg parsley root, one would naturally guess that this unique vegetable has its origins in Germany. While the history of parsley root has it as a popular “suppengrun” (soup green) in Germany since the 16th century, parsley root has also been a popular green and root vegetable in Austria, Hungary, Poland, Holland, and Russia for centuries.
- Full to partial sun (six to eight hours)
- 5.5 to 7.0
- 3 to 11
- 6 inches apart
- Water deeply 1 inch a week
- Grows up to 6 inches long and 2 inches wide
- Edible leaves and root
- Tubers are rough white-beige skin, with brighter white under the skin
Do you grow Hamburg rooted parsley? If so, please tell us your top tips for ensuring a bountiful harvest and exactly how you use it.