Parsley problems

Sue Oberle soberle at bwn.net
Mon Jun 19 10:00:27 EDT 2000


THANKS! It helps. I'd appreciate the IPM info if you have the time. Hard at this time of year,
I know.

It's a good crop for me $-wise & not one that many grow. Everyone around here is on the basil
bandwagon these days.

Sue

robert schuler wrote:

> I have noticed the curley types always seem to be shorter growers, parsley is a heavy
> nitrogen feeder and alittle extra N after cutting should help, around here high temps
> reduce plant height as does repeated cuttings, there are some local fields with white
> areas on leaf margins said to be enviromental stress but I don't know the cause of your
> foliage problem, Forest Green grows back good after cutting thats the only curly variety I
> am familiar with, today the market is bringing a $1.00 a bunch wholesale.
> I should be getting the IPM report for this week very soon and it usually includes parsley
> if there is something there that may help you I will post it
> Sunny Meadow Farm
> Bridgeton, NJ.
>
> Sue Oberle wrote:
>
> > I'm stuped & hoping someone can help me out on this. My problem is curly
> > parsley; & technically, there are two problems: stem length & a
> > discoloration at the leaf tips.
> >
> > Everything starts out OK, but as the season progresses, stem length
> > becomes shorter - so short that it's hard to bunch. Leaf tip margins are
> > a reddish/tan.
> >
> > I've fertilized, increased water & am sure the plants haven't been
> > vernalized. This is only happening w/ the curled varieties, the Italian
> > flat leaf is OK. This is the 3rd year! I'm in Colorado, pH about 6.5.
> >
> > Serious gratitude for any help!
> >
> > Sue
> >
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> > Fort Collins, Colorado
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