Cilantro (Coriander) – Item #664


Cilantro or Coriander, is a quick-growing, heat tolerant herb with distinctly flavored leaves that are popular in Mexican and Asian cuisine. Also known as Chinese parsley. Harvest the leaves for fresh flavor in everything from salsa to marinade.

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Additional information

Weight 5 g
Dimensions 0.25 × 4 × 4.875 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 12″ (30cm)

Row Space: 18″ (46cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Easy to grow in almost any soil, in full sun to part shade. Start outdoors in early spring as soon as soil can be worked. In mild climates, grow as a fall/winter crop.

Pull entire plant when three to four inches tall, or harvest individual leaves as needed. Hot, dry weather causes the plant to bolt (send up a seed stalk). Seeds may be harvested and stored for recipes that use coriander.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum

Matures In: 45 days

Type: annual