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Parsley root Osborne [Petroselinum crispum]

Parsley root Osborne [Petroselinum crispum]

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Tips to reduce water requirements

We recommend mulching the beds
Experience has shown that by covering the floor with hay or straw, evaporation can be reduced by 80%. If you keep the beds evenly moist, an optimal humid microclimate will be created under the mulch. This not only promotes the growth of plants, but also enormously reduces water consumption. On our farm we only water every 2-3 days and irrigate a 200 m2 cultivation area in the Algarve in Portugal with 500l of water. Our beds are always moist, which promotes plant growth and harvest quality.

It is also advisable to keep the beds moist at all times, even if the bed is not used for a certain period of time
The desiccation of the soil leads to a huge decline in micro-and macro-organisms in the soil, resulting in a barren soil over time. Tests have shown that the water content in the entire bed with full-scale irrigation remains longer than if watering is only carried out selectively. Due to the small volume of the poured surfaces, in contrast to the large dry volume, they dry out faster than if the entire volume of the bed is filled with moisture. Similar to heating in an apartment.

Maintaining an energy level always requires less energy than having to achieve it again and again.

Shipping and pick-up information

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National Shipping
Portugal (with the Azores and Madeira Islands)
Envelope or package up to 500g = € 3.50
2 kg Bus Package = 8 €
Package over 2 kg = 16 €

Europe Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = 7 €
500g Bus Package = 9,50 €
1kg Bus Package = 14 €
2kg Bus Package = 20 €
Package over 2kg = 40 €

USA Shipping
Envelope up to 100g = € 7.50
500g Bus Package = 15,50 €
1 kg Bus Package = 24 €
2 kg Bus Package = 33,50 €
Package over 2 kg = 67 €

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The parsley root 'Osborne' is an old two-year-old root vegetable from Germany. The species originally comes from the eastern Mediterranean and North Africa. The hardy variety forms 22-25 cm long and cone-shaped creamy-white roots, with juicy green leaves. The flavor is intense-spicy and slightly sweet, with a mild parsley aroma. Drought tolerant. Roots struck in sand can be stored for up to 6 months.

General information
Plant family: Apiaceae
Life Cycle: Two years old
Days to harvest: 190 days
Plant height approx.: 60 cm
Root Type: Deep Root
Nutrient requirements: Medium Eaters
Water Requirements: Means
Winter hardiness: Up to-20 °C
Location: Semi-shaded
Floor: Permeable, moist, loamy, humus

PH: 6.5 to 7.5

Sowing and planting information
Germ Type: Dark germ
Seed Depth: 1 cm
Optimal germination temperature: 7-20 °C
Germination time: 7-28 days
Planting, row spacing: 8x30 cm

Optimal mixed culture: Kale, bean, broccoli, endive, kohlrabi
Unfavorable mixed culture: Salad, carrot, celery, dill, fennel, chervil

Subtropic climate (Mediterranean) (e. g. B. Portugal, Spain, Italy)
Sow directly outdoors from October to December.

Moderate climate (e. g. B. Germany, Switzerland, Poland)
Sow directly into the frost-free open air from March to May.

We always recommend no-till. Germination is slow and irregular. Root parsley Prefers a partially shaded location with a nutrient-rich, humus-rich and light clay soil. Prepare the soil with deposited animal manure. Avoid waterlogging.

Additional tips
Needs at least 7 °C for germination. Sow down and thin out later and use it as baby leaf roots. To maintain the nematode balance in the soil, a culture break of 3 years is required. In order to quickly obtain a fine, crumbly and well-drained soil, an additional incorporation of biochar and primeval rock flour is recommended.

Type of propagation
Spread occurs via seeds.

Care Plants
The bed in the root parsley grows should never completely dry out, even if this variety is drought-tolerant. Regular water giving causes stable growth. Due to the initially slow growth of the plants, we recommend weeding the surrounding herbs regularly. M It animal manure prepared beds and planting in mixed culture, replaces additional fertilization.

Germination ability of seeds: 3-4 years

Other Names
Botanical names: Petrose linum crispum
English Names: Parsley root
German names: Parsley root, root parsley, tuber parsley
Portuguese names: Raiz de salsa
Spanish Names: Raiz de perejil
French names: Racine de persil

  • Made in harmony with nature
  • All seeds and seedlings are genetically stable for further propagation
  • Our seeds are always checked for germination at regular intervals
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