Cryptotaenia japonica Open Pollinated

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

Standard seed packet, 110 seeds

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'Mitsuba' seeds

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.

Seeds per gram: 490
Product code: D4-07

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 4mm
Season Spring and autumn
Germination 7-14 days @ 22-28°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 35cm
Plant Height 100cm
Position Full sun, part sun or shade. Moist soil
Days Until Maturity 60 days

*Notes: Cut leaves and stems as required. Plants are self seeding.


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