Popular and easy to grow! Loves the cool weather of spring and fall growing vigorously. Withstands light frosts. Aromatic and flavorful seeds can be used in potpourris and flavoring beans, stew, pastry, sausage, and fish.
Spicy flavored leaves are best with fowl, meats, salads, and spicy dishes. A basic in the herb garden.
Cilantro leaves are cherished for their bright flavor in many dishes and are particularly relied upon in Mexican and East Asian cooking.
USDA Zones: 3 - 9
Height: 12 - 24 inches
Bloom Season: Spring
Bloom Color: Pink
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained, pH of 6.0 - 6.7
Temperature: 65 - 75F
Average Germ Time: 7 - 14 days
Light Required: No
Depth: 1/4 inch
Sowing Rate: 1 seed per inch
Moisture: Keep moist until germination
Plant Spacing: Rows 15 inches apart; thin seedlings 8 - 12 inches