Crop Detail

Parsley, Petroselinum crispum is an herbaceous biennial or perennial plant in the family Apiaceae grown for its leaves which are used as an herb. Parsley is an aromatic plant with an erect growth habit and possesses branched, hollow stems and dark green flat or curled leaves which are arranged alternately on the stems. The leaves form a rosette on younger plants. The plant produces small, yellow flowers on umbels. Parsley can reach 30-100 cm (12-39 in) in height depending on the variety being grown and is commonly grown as an annual, harvested after one growing season. Parsley may also be referred to as garden parsley and likely originates from the Mediterranean.

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Crops
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Rain-fed
Crop Duration Biennial
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Rabi / Winter / Cold Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Fungal Diseases
Stem rot Leaf spots
Sucking Pests
Black swallowtail larvae Carrot fly and celery fly larvae Aphids Cabbage looper or beet armyworm. Corn earworm

Parsley Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Flat Leaf -
Curled Leaf -

Parsley Districts Wise Calendar

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