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Anthriscus cerefolium

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
an-THRIS-kus ser-eh-FOL-ee-um
Description

not heat tolerant

Space: 15 in.

Propogation: Sow seeds in early spring (needs light to germinate) and does not transplant well.

Flowers have an herbal, parsley, faint licorice flavor.

The leaves are an herb used to season poultry, seafood, and vegetables. They can be added to omelets, salads, and soups.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#partial shade#annual#herbs#edible garden
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#partial shade#annual#herbs#edible garden
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Anthriscus
    Species:
    cerefolium
    Family:
    Apiaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Seed
    Edibility:
    Leaves common, but flowers and seeds as well; Use as leaves in salads, soups, sauces, teas, and butters
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Edible
    Herb
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Available Space To Plant:
    12 inches-3 feet
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
  • Flowers:
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Edible
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden