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Oh la la, Chervil is a delicate annual herb that is famous for the blend of French herbs, it has a combination flavour of parsley and liquorice. Chervil is a great herb to grow in your windowsill herb garden to avoid damage from the hot summer sun in Australia.


How to grow chevril in a garden

  1.  Choose a part shade spot in your garden with well drained soil. Enrich with Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser
  2. Sow seed direct, planting them in clumps of 2-3 seeds at 25 cm intervals. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix and water well. 
  3. Water regularly. Once seedlings emerge, thin seedlings and feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie and Herb Liquid Plant Food
  4. Harvest by regularly snipping the leaves– this will also help encourage leafier growth. Sow successive crops every 2 weeks to extend you harvest window.

 

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How to grow chevril in a pot

  1. Choose a pot at least 300 mm wide and deep and position in part shade. Fill with quality potting mix, such as Yates Potting Mix with Dynamic Lifter
  2.  Sow seed direct, planting them in clumps of 2-3 seeds. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix and water well. 
  3. Water regularly. Once seedlings emerge, thin seedlings and feed weekly with Yates Thrive Vegie and Herb Liquid Plant Food
  4.  Harvest by regularly snipping the leaves– this will also help encourage leafier growth. Sow successive crops every 2 weeks to extend you harvest window.

Growing tips

  • If growing outdoors, try to provide some shade to protect the herb from harsh afternoon sun.
  •  As Chervil is likely to bolt during summer, try to cut the flowers before bloom to prolong the harvest season.


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