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Latin Name: Cryptotaenia japonica
Soil Type: Moist
Where should I plant this variety? Full sun/partial shade
How tall does it grow? Approx 30cm
How much space does it need? Approx 30cm
When does it flower? Japanese Parsley does not flower
Top care tips Cut regularly to promote healthy growth.
"Japanese Parsley ticks so many boxes for us. It is unusual, looks great and tastes even better. Perhaps most importantly it is massively productive.
You can grow this variety in the ground on in a container. It will require around 30cm of space. Keep it nice and wet, especially during warmer weather. Cut the foliage regularly taking good sized handfuls from the plant. The more that you cut the more it will produce. It is seriously SO productive. If you let this plant grow a little larger it is really attractive and architectural, perfect for edging a path or providing a splash of attractive foliage in the kitchen garden.
In the kitchen the leaves of Japanese Parsley are really tasty in salad. I add this as a filler to sandwiches or allow it to form the base of a tomato salad. The flavour of the young leaves are not overpowering – simply providing a hint of Parsley and Celery combined into one delicious lush leaf. The older leaf is perfect for adding to soup."
All herbs dispatched with DHL Next Day Delivery. For customers in the Highlands and Channel Islands this is 48 hour delivery. This starts from £4.95 and ensures that your herbs reach you promptly and in good health.
If your plant is available on our surplus list you will have the option to 'order now'. We dispatch fresh herbs by Next Day DHL Delivery to ensure that they are not in the postal system for long. We will aim to dispatch orders at the beginning of the week following your order, on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of the week to ensure no delays over the weekend. We aim to dispatch all such orders within 10 days.
Herb plants are dispatched from April – September each year, but you can order the plants in advance all year round to ensure that you receive the unusual varieties that you desire. Plants will be dispatched on a ‘first come first served’ basis as soon as they are ready. Some varieties will be available a little later in the year from May onwards, and we will aim to dispatch all herbs in one shipment once all the varieties are ready. We will update you on the estimated date of your delivery as soon as we know.
If you have a preferred month for delivery i.e. you are having a new garden installed or building work conducted, please contact us and we will make a note on your order to try our best to accommodate that request.
We aim to reuse packaging as much as possible. Your herbs will be delivered in taupe recyclable pots. We are moving over to using plastic blister cell packaging which contains at least 90% recycled content and is itself 100% recyclable. These things are important to you and are important to us.
Occasionally due to circumstances beyond our control problems can arise. If you are not satisfied in the condition of your plants upon reaching you, please contact us as soon as possible providing pictures so that we can deal with your enquiry and feedback to our courier service. We will endeavour to ensure a resolution is reached that leaves you satisfied.