This delicious herb is a mainstay of french cuisine and is one of the herbs in mix of fines herbes that is so important in French haute cuisine.
The delicate flavour of chervil has a faint taste of aniseed and is delicious with eggs, seafood (especially scallops), chicken and when added as a garnish to soups, stews and sauces. For best results and a full flavour add last minute to your dish.
Plant in full sun in free-draining soil rich in organic matter.
Mix in compost and sheep pellets before planting.
Leave 20-30cm between plants.
Cut the flowers and harvest leaves regularly to extend the life of the plant.
Prefers a cooler spot.
In summer grow in part shade and keep moist.
Feed regularly with Kings Ocean Grow.