Mitsuba - Japanese Wild Parsley

Mitsuba - Japanese Wild Parsley - Seeds & Bulbs

Mitsuba - Japanese Wild Parsley
San ye quin, San ip
(Cryptotaenia japonica)

Break out of your gardening rut and try Mitsuba - a delightful Japanese herb with a flavor similar to Angelica. The cress-like young seedlings are used in salads and the stems and leaves are chopped and used to flavor a number of dishes. Mitsuba is a woodland plant that will enjoy a little shade. It reseeds itself to spread and will withstand temperatures as low as 15F. With a little protection, it can be harvested into winter.

Plant Type: Perennial
When to Sow Outside: Even though it's a cool-weather plant, seeds will germinate best if you wait until after the last frost to sow. Can also be planted in early fall.
When to Sow Inside: Not Recommended
Seed Depth: 1/8"
Seed Spacing: 1/2"
Days to Emerge: 5 to 15
Thinning: When plants have two leaves, thin to 2" apart.

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