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Anthriscus cerefolium

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

Chervil leaves are an herb used to season poultry, seafood, and vegetables; both the leaves and flowers have an herbal, parsley, faint licorice flavor. They are often added to omelets, salads, and soups.

To propagate, sow seeds in the early spring– they need light to germinate and do not transplant well.  Space plants 15 in. apart.  Not heat tolerant.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#partial shade#annual#herb garden#edible garden#herb#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#partial shade#annual#herb garden#edible garden#herb#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • 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 Color:
    Green
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden