Chervil is an annual herb in the parsley family. It is also called French parsley or garden chervil. It is commonly used to season mild-flavored dishes and is a constituent of the French herb mixture 'fines herbes.'
How To Grow Chervil
Annual. Traditionally used in French cooking, where the slightly anise-like flavor of the leaves is appreciated when added to eggs, vegetables, and fish dishes. Leaves are added at the very last minute of cooking to preserve the delicate flavor.
- 4-6 hours of Sun
- Sprouts in 7-14 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 60-65 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/4"
- Plant Spacing: 12"
- Frost Hardy: Yes
- Anthriscus cerefolium
Growing Tips: Direct seed in the garden, as chervil dislikes root disturbance. Germinates best in cool conditions. Sow in early spring or early fall, in moist, well-drained soil. succession-sowing extends harvest.