Slow Bolt Cilantro Coriander Coriandrum sativum
- Part Sun to Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).
Valued for its medicinal and culinary properities. Greeks and Romans used it as an aphrodisiac over 3,000 years ago. Today we value Cilantro as an essential ingredient for salsa and ethnic dishes. It offers wonderful bold sage/citrus flavor and fragrance.
CharacteristicsPlant Type:AnnualHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:18 - 36 InchesSpacing:12 - 18 InchesSpread:12 - 18 InchesFlower Colors:WhiteFlower Shade:WhiteFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Filler
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunMaintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:Early SummerBloom Time:Mid SummerBloom Time:Late SummerHardiness Zones:9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11bWater Category:AverageUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses Notes:
use in Asian, Chinese, Mexican, Indian and South American cooking. Also in tomato or pasta salads, stews, pilafs and curries.Maintenance Notes:
Prefers well drained soil.