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About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Height and width:
10-28 inches high; 12 inches wide
Location and soil:
partial shade; rich, moist soil; will grow indoors
leaves in soups, stews, and sauces; salads and vegetables
Time needed to reach transplant size:
does not transplant well
When to transplant to garden:
When to sow outdoors:
3-4 weeks before last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
55 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
use fresh by picking leaves and stems before the flower buds open; for drying, spread leaves on wire racks in a shady place, then store in an airtight jar
use leaves like parsley; self-sows readily
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