Annual Herb/ edible Full sun 20" tall 40-60 day to harvest Sometimes referred to as gourmet, or french parsley, chervil is used, particularly in France, to season poultry, seafood, young spring vegetables (such as carrots), soups, and sauces. More delicate than parsley, it has a faint taste of licorice or anise seed. Chervil is a biennial, but can be grown as an annual, growing to 20" by 12". The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects.The plant is self-fertile. The growing plant is said to repel slugs.