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Anthriscus spp.

Anthriscus sylvestris - Mets-harakputk by Ivar Leidus (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size




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Anthriscus Overview

Anthriscus is a genus containing around 13 species native to Europe and temperate regions of Asia, many of which are considered to be harmful weeds. Grown best in moist soils, these plants are often found on verges and meadows. This genus also contains the culinary herb Garden Chervil, which is also known as French Parsley and also the wildflower, Anthriscus sylvestris, which is commonly known as Cow Parsley.

Common problems with Anthriscus

How to propagate Anthriscus


Seeds can be sown in containers in a cold frame in autumn or spring.

Other uses of Anthriscus

Ornamental, culinary


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