Hamburg Rooted Parsley Seeds - Non-GMO - Parsley Flavored Root and Leaves. Used as a Flavoring in soups and Salads, as a Garnish. - Country Creek LLC
- Used as a flavoring in soups and salads, as a garnish, and some varieties, as a vegetable.
- This variety is grown for its eight to ten inch long and up to two inches in diameter, fleshy white, parsnip-like roots.
- Parsley becomes very bitter as the plant starts to flower.
- From the parsnip flavored root to the parsley flavored leaves: the entire plant is edible!
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Hamburg Rooted Parsley looks similar to Italian parsley. Its edible greens are used the same as both Italian parsley and curled parsley are used. However, Hamburg parsley root has edible tubers that look kind of like a cross between a parsnip and a carrot. The flavor and texture is somewhere between the two as well. The tubers have a rough white-beige skin and is whiter beneath the skin. They grow approximately 6 inches long and 2 inches wide, though the Hamburg half long varieties are shorter and stubbier. Hamburg rooted parsley can be eaten raw, like a carrot, but it is usually sliced with the skin on and cooked in stews or soups. It contains Vitamin C, iron and sodium. In Europe, the greens are usually harvested and used as needed throughout the spring, summer and fall. Hamburg root parsley is actually a biennial, but it is usually grown as an annual. It requires consistently moist soil to develop properly and for better taste and texture Sow seeds directly in the garden in early spring. They are slow to germinate at about 3-5 weeks before they sprout, and it then takes at least 90 days until root maturity. This parsley variety is often planted alongside radishes and lettuce. Like all parsley plants, it is a host plant for swallowtail butterflies.