CILANTRO, Santo

Annual. This versatile herb is fast growing and slow to bolt. The fresh young celery-like young leaves known as cilantro are widely used in Mexican and Asian cuisine while the aromatic seeds called coriander re used as a spice for seasoning meats and pickles. High yields.

DID YOU KNOW…

Cilantro helps reduce gas and stimulates digestion and appetite for adults and even for babies. When your baby is 8 months or older; try adding cilantro to sweet potato, squash or avocado puree.

Maturity45 - 70 days
Height12 - 24” (30 - 61 cm)
Spacing8 - 10” (20 - 25 cm)
LightFull Sun to partial shade
SoilOrganic, well draining
pH Range6.5 to 7.5
WateringMedium moisture; dry soil will cause bolting.
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting; side dress to encourage continued growth.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen = moderate, Phosphorus = moderate, Potassium = moderate

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