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*Petroselinum hortense*, a herb that is cultivated as both a spice and a vegetable.

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Can I take cuttings out of a second year parsley plant and plant it as new?

I have a parsley plant that managed to survive the winter. Since this second year is it's last, I'd like to plant a new one for the next two years. I was wondering if I can take a cutting from my ...
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What are these white spots on my parsely?

My parsely has white spots on its leaves. What are these spots? Is my plant sick? How can I treat it? The plants around the parsely seem okay (rosemary, thyme, etc.), and I don't see (or can't find) ...
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Parsley leaves losing colour/ white spots

My parsley and thyme leaves have started losing color. Does anyone know what might be the cause? They are slowly turning white. The plants have been in this container for a few years could the soil be ...
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What kind of plant is this? Found a flower plant in my grocery parsley

I recently bought parsley from my local market (didn't came in a plastic box, just grabbed it). When I opened it, I found this plant with a couple of purple flowers or leaves sticking out. I put it in ...
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New herbs turning brown. Need rescue

I'm super new to having plants/gardening. 4 days ago (as of writing), I purchased a set of herbs online from a seller just a city over. Here they are when they arrived: Now though, they're starting ...
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Parsley in a jar - looks miserable and sick

Yesterday (Apr 9) I bought a fresh tuft of parsley at the supermarket, packed in a paper cone with its roots still wet. Never seen before, they claim it would stay fresh if properly treated. So, ...
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White flies / aphids on Parsley and Herbs in Winter

Help needed to confirm if these are indeed whitefly larvae and what I can do. It's October (going into winter here) so I brought my herbs indoors a few weeks ago, only to have this pest. Questions: ...
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Parsley looks sick, how do I water & care for Parsley?

75% of my Parsley look very miserable. Some stems have thinned out and the leaves have shriveled up Fungi on the soil that creates fumes when watering Watering them proved to be a challenge. I ...
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Is something wrong with my plants?

I've planted some herbs on my balcony in hanging flower boxes. I live in Illinois so it's pretty hot and humid around this time of the year. My parsley has been showing discoloration my basil has some ...
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How to make curly parsley produce seeds?

I want to grow and harvest curly parsley, and also have them produce seeds for the next harvest. I found plenty of information on growing curly parsley but nothing on flowering, pollinating, or ...
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Is this coriander or bolted parsley?

I had both cilantro and parsley growing in this container. Much time has passed, and now I have no idea what I'm looking at! click on the image for a larger version I want to grow just parsley in ...
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Why do many of my parsley leaves have white tips?

I'm not sure if this is normal? Not every leaf has this but lots of them do
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Is this parsley plant too advanced to be salvaged for use with cooking

I have a parsley plant (in its second year), and I think it has 'bolted'?, so it not really producing lush green stalks that I can use for cooking. Can I salvage it? Or is it too far gone?
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My flat leaf parsley has stunted growth and pale red leaves. What could be wrong?

My flat leaf parsley is not looking very healthy; the growth seems stunted, and the leaves are starting to turn a pale red. What should I do to revive it?
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Why does my cilantro have thin leaves? Why is my parsley not growing? When will they be ready for harvest?

My cilantro (planted outside, full sun from about 11am to 6pm) doesn't have the broad leaves that I see when I buy it in the store. I planted it in May. When should I expect it ready for harvesting? ...
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