5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Japanese Parsley Overview
Cryptotaenia japonica f. viridis is a popular Asian herb in the carrot family, Apiaceae. It is commonly known by the name Japanese Parsley or Mitsuba. This upright perennial produces white-cream flowers in its first year. A sturdy and clump-forming plant, it prefers moist soil conditions but will happily grow in all light levels.
Common problems with Japanese Parsley
Generally pest and disease free.
How to harvest Japanese Parsley
Pinch out leaves as required.
How to propagate Japanese Parsley
Special features of Japanese Parsley
Other uses of Japanese Parsley
Suits being grown in moisture retentive soil in partial shaded locations it can be included in woodland settings, alongside water or in mixed borders.