About Anthriscus cerefolium
Anthriscus or chervil is a common plant genus of the family Apiaceae, growing in Europe and temperate parts of Asia. Anthriscus species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the mouse moth.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name ||Chervil, Garden chervil|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||0.1-0.5 metres|
|Flower Colour ||White|
|Bloom Time ||It is in flower from May to June, and the seeds ripen from Jun to July.|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and carePruning-Cut back after floweringPests-Susceptible to caterpillars, slugs and snailsDiseases-Generally disease free.
Anthriscus cerefolium care
Prefers a well-drained moisture retentive soil.
Plants dislike hot dry summers, it is best to give summer crops a cool shady position but winter crops require a sunny position.
Tolerates a pH in the range 5.8 to 7.6.
Plants are hardy to about -10°c.
|Sunlight || Part shade|
|Watering ||Chervil should be kept consistently moist. It does not like hot and dry conditions.|
|Soil ||Chervil does well in rich, loamy soils with lots of compost added.|
|Temperature || 41° F|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Anthriscus cerefolium special feature
The flowers are used as a seasoning.
Anthriscus cerefolium uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Chervil is not widely used as a medicinal herb, though it is sometimes employed as a 'spring tonic' for cleansing the liver and kidneys, is a good remedy for settling the digestion and is said to be of value in treating poor memory and mental depression
- Edible leaves - raw in salads or used as a flavouring in cooked foods such as soups and stewsThe leaves should always be used fresh because the delicate flavour does not withstand drying or prolonged cookingThe root is said to be edible
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Anthriscus cerefolium ?
Anthriscus cerefolium is commonly known as Chervil, Garden chervil
How tall do Anthriscus cerefolium grow?
On average Anthriscus cerefolium grows 0.1-0.5 metres
What color are Anthriscus cerefolium ?
A Anthriscus cerefolium plant bears flowers of color White
When Anthriscus cerefolium blooms?
With enough light, Anthriscus cerefolium may produce White flowers in It is in flower from May to June, and the seeds ripen from Jun to July.
How hard is Anthriscus cerefolium to grow?
A Anthriscus cerefolium is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Anthriscus cerefolium need?
A Anthriscus cerefolium prefers Part shade
How much water does a Anthriscus cerefolium need?
A Anthriscus cerefolium prefers watering Chervil should be kept consistently moist. It does not like hot and dry conditions.
What kind of soil does a Anthriscus cerefolium need?
A Anthriscus cerefolium prefers Chervil does well in rich, loamy soils with lots of compost added.
What temperature does a Anthriscus cerefolium like?
A Anthriscus cerefolium prefers 41° F
How often should I fertilize my Anthriscus cerefolium ?
To encourage Anthriscus cerefolium growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
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