Buzzy Chervil Fine Curl
Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) is a perennial plant of the family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae or Apiaceae). This species is widely cultivated and sometimes haggard. The screens are made ??up of white flowers that bloom fairly early. The plant can be 1 meter high. The smooth stems are hollow and just above the nodes hairy. The screen rays are also hairy. The flower is white and has a diameter of 3 to 4 mm. Each flower has a omwindseltje and five petals. The flowers form composite screens with 8 to 15 screen rays. The flowering period is from May to June.
Chervil has cylindrical hairless fruits with a beak, which is half as long as the fruit. Only the wild form has short barbs on the fruit. The fruit is a two-piece split-seed fruit with achenes.
The leaves are pinnate two-to three-fold; the bottom is soft hairs.
Chervil is used as a culinary herb. In Belgium chervil soup is a well known specialty. For the cultivation of herbs usually annuals are used. Before flowering, the leaves are the most aromatic.
There are some plants that look a lot like chervil but poisonous as hemlock (Chaerophyllum temulum), which owes its name to the fact that cows if they eat a lot of behave like drunks.
spotted hemlock (Conium maculatum), which was used by the ancient Greeks to the execution of a death sentence.
Chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium) is a delicious herb, which you can pick. Regular blade The plants grow quickly after picking again. Chervil is delicious in soups, egg, meat and cheese dishes and cucumber and green peas. It is a beautiful, Fine leaved crop is 40-60 cm high. Sowing: from March to mid-August in the open. This should be sufficiently moist and humus rich. Find it in a sunny spot. Seed not on a heavily fertilized soil, the crop is then long and limp. Sowing at lines (or rows) with a spacing of 15 cm. The plants will bloom in July, at late sowing until the following year. At early sowing The flowering screens are not really striking, with yellowish-white flowers. Harvest: from about 5 weeks after sowing, you regularly cut sheet.