Italian Champion, 86 days, is the real giant among the parsleys. This vigorous plant can reach up to 50- 60 cm. The large, smooth, dark-green leaves have long thick stalks, which can be used in the same way as celery. Gigante yields a very large crop with a gentle spicy taste of parsley. A portion contains about 1000 seeds.
|Scientific name:||Petroselinum crispum|
|Botanic family:||The Parsley Family - Apiaceae|
|Days to maturity:||86|
|Sowing depth:||1 cm|
|Germination time:||20–25 days|
|Plant spacing:||5–10 cm|
|Row spacing:||20–45 cm|