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Cryptotaenia japonica (Japanese Parsley) Herb Plant


Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Japanese Parsley Cryptotaenia japonica Herb in 1 litre pot

Japanese Parsley is a Hardy Perennial which is bushy and compact, with highly ornamental foliage ranging from dark green through to dark purple and reddish-bronze. It has tiny white flowers that are not particularly significant but makes a handsome plant for its foliage and is perfect to provide contrast with typical green foliage found in your herbaceous border.

Herb Usage

Now primarily grown for its ornamental foliage Japanese Parsley is similar to flat leaved parsley and is often used in Japanese and Chinese cooking. 

Buy Japanese Parsley Online

Out Potted Japanese Parsley herb plants are generally available to buy online between May and September.


Cryptotaenia japonica (Japanese Parsley) Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Well-drained soil
Flower colour Pink
Height 25cm
Spread 25cm
Latin name Cryptotaenia japonica
Hardiness RHS rating H6 - Hardy - Very cold winter
Culinary Asian
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic None
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Ornamental
Type of Garden Cottage/Informal