Parsley Gigante d'Italia Seeds
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Parsley Gigante d'Italia Seeds

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Parsley Gigante d'Italia Seeds

Ten and Co. Studio

Pickup available, usually ready in 24 hours

414 Speers Road
Oakville ON L6K 2G2
Canada

+14372471222

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Introducing Piccolo Seeds, Parsley Gigante d’Italia is a deep green, broad-leaved plant, with strong stalks, a fresh, slightly spicy aroma and a tangy-sweet flavour. Also known as Sellerina, because its long stalks can also be eaten like celery, parsley is a particularly high yielding variety that is well suited to autumn cultivation due to its resistance to the cold. Although parsley is a favourite of chefs worldwide, it has often been associated with death and evil. According to Greek mythology, the plant sprouted from the blood of the infant prince Archemorus, who was killed by a serpent. Later on, it became associated with Satan—since parsley seeds have a slow germination rate, the popular belief was that the seeds had to travel to hell and back many times before they could germinate.