Plant Care Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Anthriscus sylvestris
Anthriscus
Apiaceae
Apiales

How to care for Cow Parsley

💦 Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

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 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

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.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Cow Parsley prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Cow Parsley Water Frequency →

Cow Parsley Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Cow Parsley requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Cow Parsley Light Requirements →

Cow Parsley Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Cow Parsley does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Cow Parsley →


💩 Fertilizer

Cow Parsley is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.

How Much and When to Fertilize Cow Parsley →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Cow Parsley can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 6a-9b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Cow Parsley Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley

Cow Parsley


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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