Chervil HEIRLOOM Seeds

Chervil HEIRLOOM Seeds

Anthriscus cerefolium

Item #5029

Annual. Also called French parsley or gourmet's parsley, chervil is an essential herb in French cooking, often added to fines herbes. Though the leaves resemble parsley, they have a distinct yet delicate anise flavor. The fresh leaves are perfect mixed with salads, sprinkled on fish or meat, and even added to tomato juice. Attracts beneficial insects. Thrives in cool seasons. Biennial, grown as an annual; may overwinter in USDA zones 6-9.
This packet sows up to 58ft.

Seedling Image


Full Sun to part Shade

18"-24" tall

Days to Emerge:
10-14 days

Seed Depth:
Press into surface

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds
every 6"

Row Spacing:

Not required

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, and again in summer 8 to 10 weeks before average first frost. For a continuous supply, sow every 2 to 3 weeks up to 6 weeks before average first frost. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 60°-70°F.

When to start inside: Not recommended. Does not transplant well.

Special Germination Instructions: Light aids germination. Press seed into soil surface; do not cover.

Artist: Eve Reshetnik

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