Welcome to the complete guide to growing Parsley in Perth. In this detailed article, we will go step by step through everything you need to do to grow Parsley in your own space.
Herbs are such a delight to grow, and it is actually very easy to do. They smell great in your backyard or balcony, and they can help ease pain, prevent illnesses and more. Amazing!
Best time to grow Parsley in Perth
The best time to grow this yummy herb in Perth, is between Aug-Mar.
If you are considering growing it elsewhere, you better check local weather and seasonal conditions.
Will Parsley grow in a pot?
Yes, it will grow perfectly in a pot in the right position. You can try using one pot per plant, or even get yourself a large pot and plant a few varieties of herbs.
How much sun is best?
Parsley thrives when it is positioned in a spot that gets Sun to part shade.
If you find that the leaves start to brown, try moving it in shade, or via versa. Each area can have its own peculiar conditions.
Best soil to grow Parsley
If you are growing Parsley in Perth, you’ll find that it prefers a well drained, fertile, most soil and will be very happy with it.
You can find potting mix that will do that just fine, or add some to your garden bed before planting.
How often should I water?
Parsley needs Regular watering. There are self watering pots available if you plan to grow it in a pot, or you can just get in a regular habit of checking the soil each day or two.
When can I harvest Parsley?
You can harvest Parsley at its prime, which is around 2-4 months.
What to propagate
You can plant Parsley from Seeds, and place each plant around 15-20 centimetres apart.
Frequency in growing Parsley
Parsley is a Biennial herb.
Did you know?
Here are two interesting herb facts that you may not be aware of.
Fact 1: Many gardeners use herbs for natural pest control.
Fact 2: Oils from herbs are used to produce soaps, perfumes, cosmetics, toiletries and lotions.
These make growing Parsley in your own Perth yard even more special, in my opinion.
Enjoy growing Parsley in Perth
I hope you enjoy growing Parsley in your own space.
It really is a wonderful herb to grow here in Western Australia, and you will also enjoy that it saves you money from buying dried versions or fresh (expensive) cuttings from the shops.
I hope you found my guide useful, enjoy growing your own!