Plant Care Marsh Parsley

Marsh Parsley

About Marsh Parsley

Marsh parsley is a summer annual in the Apiaceae family. It has finely-dissected leaves and forms a branched mound up to 2 feet tall. The flowers are small, white, and tinged pink. The plants prefer moist areas.

Taxonomy

Cyclospermum leptophyllum
Cyclospermum
Apiaceae
Apiales

Also known as

Ciclospermum leptophyllum, Slender celery and Fir-leaved celery

How to care for Marsh Parsley

💦 Water

How often to water your Marsh Parsley

Water needs for Marsh Parsley
0.5 cups
every 9

Marsh 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 Marsh Parsley

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Marsh Parsley in your home

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

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

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

Marsh Parsley does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Marsh Parsley

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Marsh 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 Marsh Parsley after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Marsh 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.


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Marsh 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 🏡.


🐶 🐈 👶 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

Marsh Parsley is very sensitive to dry soil, so choose a potting soil that retains moisture. A good soil will still drain well and contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir or sphagnum moss.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Marsh Parsley grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.


🧐 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 Marsh Parsley

Marsh Parsley

Marsh 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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