This Parsley for sale in Manila is an herb that’s frequently used in American, European, and Middle Eastern cuisines, usually in pasta, soup, salads, and more. But their uses go beyond just culinary purposes. They have flat lacey leaves with sharp edges and green foliage.
- Plant height: 4 to 5 inches
- Pot diameter: 3 to 5 inches
We also recommend putting herbs like Parsley in our cocopots as they thrive well in them too.
History & Health Benefits
This herb for sale in Manila originated from the Mediterranean region of southern Europe and western Asia. In ancient Greece, Parsley was seen as a sacred herb – they used it to decorate tombs and make wreaths out of them to award the winners of the Isthmian Games. In mythology, it was even believed that it first sprouted in the blood of the Greek hero, Archemorous, the forerunner of death. This herb has been cultivated for over 2000 years now.
Parsley provides many health benefits. It’s rich in Vitamin A, C, and especially K, Folate, and Potassium. It is proven to help lower blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular, bone, eye, liver, and kidney health due to its antioxidants. It can also boost immune systems by reducing inflammation and cellular damage.
This outdoor plant in the Philippines thrives best under direct sunlight for at least 6 to 8 hours a day. While it can also survive in partial shade, it’s best to let them be exposed to full sun where they can enjoy optimum growth. Watering is normally done once every day, however, it can be watered two to three times a day on a hot weather. This herb likes its soil moist, so it’s a go signal to water once the top soil has dried already. Make sure that the water drains at the bottom of the pot when watering as well.
There are two ways to propagate this herb for sale in Manila – through water or directly into soil. First, simply cut off 3 to 5 inches of stem below a node and remove the leaves on the bottom two-thirds. You can either put them in a glass of water and visibly see their roots develop, or directly into moist soil. Make sure to change the water frequently or keep the soil moist, and that they’re placed in a bright area.