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.
|Maturity||45 - 70 days|
|Height||12 - 24” (30 - 61 cm)|
|Spacing||8 - 10” (20 - 25 cm)|
|Light||Full Sun to partial shade|
|Soil||Organic, well draining|
|pH Range||6.5 to 7.5|
|Watering||Medium moisture; dry soil will cause bolting.|
|Fertilizing||Balanced fertilizer at time of planting; side dress to encourage continued growth.|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen = moderate, Phosphorus = moderate, Potassium = moderate|
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