Plant Care Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley

Also known as

Wild chervil, Wild beaked parsley, Keck and Mother-die


Anthriscus sylvestris

How to care for Cow Parsley


How often to water your Cow Parsley

Water needs for Cow Parsley
0.5 cups
every 9

Cow Parsley needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cow Parsley

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Cow Parsley in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cow Parsley: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cow Parsley love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cow Parsley does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cow Parsley in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cow Parsley

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cow Parsley: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cow Parsley after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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