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CHERVIL

Anthriscus cerefolium

An annual with decorative leaves and an aniseed-like flavour. Flowers appear in spring and summer. Used to create soft borders or grow in pots or in the herb garden.

  • Growing Tip: Plant in rich, moist, well-drained soil. Harvest before flowers appear. Keep well watered in hot weather.
  • Position: Full sun, Part shade
  • Height / Spacing: 35-50cm, 20-30cm
  • Lifespan: Annual
  • Use: Commonly used in French cuisine and in vegetable, egg, chicken and fish dishes and potato salads.
  • Companion Planting: Reputed to improved growth of broccoli, radishes and lettuce and to deter slugs.
  • Range: 100mm Herb pots




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