Chervil Seeds 3030

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Heirloom Herb. Chervil seeds produce a plant with aromatic, finely cut, bright green leaves are used in salads and seasoning. Chervil is used in the "˜fines herbes' mixture made famous by French cuisine. When chervil is used alone it is best with cold dishes or just prior to presentation of cooked foods. In the garden, chervil is sometimes used as a decoy plant for slugs and other garden pests. Chervil may grow adventively where sun exposure and moisture conditions are relatively constant year-over-year.  Annual. 

How to Grow

50 seed/gram. As this plant develops a tap root it is best to sow seed directly outdoors in a site with bright, indirect light with average soil. Seed should be sown in early May and a second crop can be sown again in August through to early September. Do not cover the seed with soil. Seed can also be started indoors in a plantable container filled with soil-less mix 6-8 weeks before last frost date. Keep temperature at 21 C (70 F) for the 7-10 day germination period, then grow on at a slightly cooler temperature before hardening off and transplanting outside after the danger of frost has passed. Thin or space plants to 25 cm (10") apart in the garden.


Additional information

WEIGHT N/A
DIMENSIONS N/A
BLOOMING SEASON BEGINS

Early Summer

   
LIFECYCLE

Annual

PROPAGATION

Sow Direct

DAYS TO EMERGENCE

7 to 10

LIGHT

Bright Indirect

GROWTH HABIT

Bushy

HEIGHT

Medium Tall (50 to 100 cm)(20" to 39")

FROST TOLERANCE

Killed by Frost

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

Easy

HERITAGE

Open Pollinated

FAMILY NAME

Apiaceae

LATIN

Anthiscus cerefolium

SUGGESTED USES

Also used with fish and chicken dishes, Flavouring for salads

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