Cryptotaenia japonica

Mitsuba is a culinary herb with uses similar to those of parsley. It tastes somewhat reminiscent of green celery, with a very distinct additional aroma component. In Japan the fleshy stems are also eaten as a root vegetable.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: 2 to 3' tall and wide perennial

Light: Partial, Dappled Sun

Soil: Any soil

Origin: Japan and China