Plant Care Hamburg Parsley

Hamburg Parsley

4.7 out of 5 (20 experiences)

Hamburg Parsley has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Hamburg Parsley has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Hamburg Parsley

Sow seed early spring and soak it in warm water. Uses include garnish, flavoring for salads, stews, soups, sauces, and salad dressings.


Petroselinum crispum

Also known as

Italian Parsley, Italian Parsley, Turnip-Rooted Parsley and Flat Leaf Parsley

How to care for Hamburg Parsley


How often to water your Hamburg Parsley

Water needs for Hamburg Parsley
0.5 cups
every 9

Hamburg 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 Hamburg Parsley

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Italian Parsley in your home

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

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

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

Hamburg Parsley does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Hamburg Parsley

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

Difficulty Level

Hamburg Parsley can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors
Yellow Leaves

Care Summary for Hamburg Parsley

Hamburg Parsley

Hamburg 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.

What other plant parents say

Hamburg Parsley has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 12
Hamburg Parsley has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 10
Hamburg Parsley has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 8
Hamburg Parsley has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 4
Hamburg Parsley has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Hamburg Parsley has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
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leaf-1 0 Plants
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globe Columbus, OH

Smells great, easy to take care of.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 26 XP

It’s a great beginner plant

Survivor Survivor
Fast grower Fast grower
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 130 XP
globe Kansas City, MO

First time growing. Sprouted after 11 days after planting from seed.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
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leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 73 XP
globe Yaroomba, Queensland

Ping-pong is a good little coriander

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leaf-1 26 Plants
xp 790 XP
globe Buffalo, NY

I struggle with parsley and cilantro they are just so easy to kill. My first attempt got root rot but my second batch browned. The sweet spot is tender but if you can hit it you can grow a ton

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
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leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 279 XP
globe Miami, FL

needs lots of sun, little water. good if u go on trips a lot ( since you don’t need to water it so often ) , grows well with rosemary

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
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leaf-1 30 Plants
xp 826 XP

Even if I forget to water and it looks dead it always springs back

Fast grower Fast grower
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