Cilantro/Coriander, “Santo” – seed packet – $2.99
Related tags: Insectary plant
(Coriandrum sativum) Annual in the Umbel Family, native to the Mediterranean. A beloved plant around the world. The greens, “Cilantro”, are popular in many cuisines, including Mexican and Thai. The seeds are the spice, “Coriander”, used in Indian dishes. Easy to grow. Overwinters in mild climates, or with protection. Bees love the white flowers. “Santo” known for good production.
Cultivation & harvesting suggestions:
Average garden soil is sufficient. Direct-sow every couple weeks from Spring through early Summer and again in the early Fall. Pick leaves as desired. Harvest coriander seeds when they turn brown and fall from the umbels readily.
Contains at least 200 seeds. Packed for 2016.