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'Brussels Winter' is an improved European Chervil that is slower to bolt and more resistant to cold. It has dark green parsley-like leaves that are used fresh or dried with eggs, asparagus, potatoes, salads and soups. Flavor is similar to parsley, with mild anise overtones. Grows to 1-foot tall. Annual. Packet is 1 gram, about 200 seeds.
Direct sow seed in spring or late summer to early fall, shallowly 1-2 seeds per inch. Needs light to germinate. At 70° F., germination is in about 10-14 days. Thin to 6-9 inches apart.
Comments: Prefers afternoon shade and moist soil. Flavor is best during mild weather. Harvest leaves regularly to delay bolting.