Anthriscus cerefolium

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Chervil (Annual)

Spicy flavor, similar to parsley, but more mild flavor with a hint of liquorice or aniseed. Light green, lacy, deeply-cut foliage. Used to season soups, salads, poultry, seafood and omelettes.

Height

22-24 in

Spread

18-24 in

Interesting Notes

Historically, Chervil was referred to as myrris due to its oil aroma that is similar to myrrh.

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prefers a moist, light shade, cool location. Due to the long taproot, transplanting can be difficult.

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Fragrant
Containers
Culinary
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Rich
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