A tasty quick and easy plant to grow in beds, containers and window sills. All parts of this plant have a delicious lemon scent making it a great choice for cooking and fresh foods. Flowers are edible and it attracts beneficial insects.
Sow 2 mm deep when earth can be worked.
It is unknown exactly where it originated from but Cilantro/Coriander is mentioned in the Bible. (Exodus 17:31) as well as known for its even older uses in ancient Chinese herbal medicines. In Mexico, it is reported to have been used from as early as the in beds. Cilantro is also known as coriander. It is related to the parsley family, but unlike parsley, it is an annual plant that has been flavouring foods and complimenting medicine for ages.
|Temperature (C):||10 - 15|
|Blooms:||July to September|
|Height (cm):||40 - 50|
|Spread (cm):||25 - 35|