Culantro is a perennial herb commonly grown in the Caribbean and Central America as well as Southeast Asia. It has long, serrated leaves that grow in a rosette pattern and has a stronger aroma and flavor than cilantro. For regrowth, leave about an inch of stubble when cutting.
Also Known As Mexican coriander, recao, shadow beni, bhandhania, long coriander, sawtooth coriander, Chadron benee, coulante, fit weed, and ngò gai.
Species: Culantro, Ngo Gai Vegetable Size: 6-10 inches tall Days to Germinate: 14-21 Days to Harvest: 85 Germination Rate: 85% Lifespan: Perennial, Zones 8-11 Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Plant 1/4 inch in the soil after the danger of frost has passed in Spring in at least 70F temperature soil. Within-Row Spacing: 8 inches Between-Row Spacing>: 12 inches