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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Chaerophyllum bulbosum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F (-23.5° to -18°C)
|Type of plant - biennial, the leaves form a low rosette the first year, growing vertically and flowering the following spring.
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE, in umbels (sow out in fall)
.......(EAT TUBERS ONLY, LEAVES TOXIC) sweet, slight chestnut flavour
ovate-obl.,2-3pinn. 10-12cm. edible roots, dig 1 month after lvs. die back
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Chaerophyllum bulbosum sales history
| Parts of Chaerophyllum bulbosum are considered toxic.
Common names for Chaerophyllum bulbosum:
|(cul:cook like carrots,good potato alternative, (tox: WHO Ib, leaves & fruit), Bulbous Chervil, Cerfeuil Bulbeux, Cerfeuil tubereux, Cerfeuil Tubereux, Cerfoglio bulboso, Kerbelrube, Knoll. Kalberkropf, Knollenkerbel, Parsnip Chervil, Perifollo Bulboso, Perjil, Rubenkerbel, Tuberous Chervil, Turnip Rooted Chervil, Turnip-Root Chervil,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|77||: Central European Native and Introduced Plants|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|102||: Eastern European Native Plant Seed List|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Chaerophyllum bulbosum seeds will usually germinate in 28 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Chaerophyllum bulbosum seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Vernalization, at least 8 weeks at about 4°C are necessary. "Smoke" may also improve germination.