Growing Chervil as a Herb

Chervil is a member of the carrot family, it tends to grows best in a cool moist shaded position.

In full sun it tends to go to seed very easily it does grow well in pots. At its best while still green, once it starts to change color it loses its taste.

It is used extensively in French cooking for flavouring eggs, sauces, and chicken dishes and can also be used in salads where its aniseed flavour adds a nice touch.

Growing Chervil in the Garden

Chervil seed can be sown in spring and with its aniseed flavour is a useful culinary herb. Seed is readily available for sale online in the UK.



Chervil is available for sale online from specialist herb nurseries listed.

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