Mitsuba

Cryptotaenia japonica


Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

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Mitsuba

Cryptotaenia japonica


  • Asian vegetable/herb
  • Also known as Japanese Parsley and Trefoil
  • Celery/parsley like flavour


Evergreen perennial growing to 100cm (commonly grown as an annual). Plants are compact and resemble Italian Parsley in appearance. Leaves are very aromatic and have a flavour similar to a cross between celery and parsley and are used as both a herb and a vegetable. Most commonly used as a garnish, addition to salads and as a cooked vegetable in stir fries, soups, stews, rice dishes and in sushi. Can be grown in containers. Also known as Japanese Parsley, Trefoil and Honeywort.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 4mm
When: Spring and autumn
Germination: 7-14 days @ 22-28°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing: 35cm
Plant Height: 100cm
Position: Sun to shade, moist soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 60 days
*Notes: Cut leaves and stems as required. Plants are self seeding.

(Product number: D4-07)
Seeds per gram: 490 seeds


SKU D4-07
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Cryptotaenia japonica
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 110 seeds
Seeds per gram: 490

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