Coriander, Chinese Parsley

Coriandrum sativum

How to plant Cilantro seeds

Santo cilantro leaves. HR00049

SANTO Cilantro

Fresh cilantro leaf is an important ingredient in Mexican and Asian cuisine, its spicy flavor is superb in salsas, stir-fries and curries. The aromatic seeds (Coriander) have an orange-like flavor, are used as seasoning for pastries, beans, stews and sausages. Santo is slower to bolt than common cilantro. Annual. Packet is 2 grams, about 150 seeds.

2 grams - $1.99

Calypso cilantro HR01215

CALYPSO Cilantro

Calyspo is a high-yielding, full-growing, slow-bolting plant which produces up to 3 weeks longer than most cilantro. The easiest to grow Cilantro variety. Annual. Packet is 2 grams, about 200 seeds.

2 grams - $2.25

How to Plant Cilantro Seeds

Sow cilantro seed in cell packs or flats, press into soil and lightly cover. Darkness aids germination. Kept at 65-75°F., gemination averages 7-14 days. Transplant seedlings 9-12 in. apart. Can direct sow cilantro into prepared seed beds when soil temperature is above 60°F.

Growing cilantro: For leaf production, full sun or afternoon shade. For seed production provide full sun. Cilantro performs best when grown in fertile soil, with regular moisture.