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Cilantro, Slow Bolt Organic Seeds
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Item 81135202382
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Slow Bolt cilantro is a moderately frost-tolerant annual. Great cilantro flavor, yet slower to bolt. Fresh leaves best harvested before flowering. Leaves are cilantro, seeds are coriander. Suitable for growing in containers.

Family: Apiaceae

Species: Coriandrum sativum

Difficulty: easy to grow

Sun: full sun

Moisture: evenly moist

Sowing Method: direct seed or transplant

Planting: spring/summer/fall planted

Frost Tolerance: light frost tolerance

Qualities: culinary herb, easy to grow, salad

Cilantro, sometimes called Chinese parsley, is the fresh leaves of the coriander plant. The name cilantro comes from the Spanish for coriander. Coriander is the savory spice made from the seeds. Both are used extensively in many kinds of ethnic food, notably Indian, Mexican and Chinese. Cilantro does not keep fresh for more than a week or two, but leaves and seeds can be dried for later use. Nutrients: vitamins A, C, K, folate, potassium, manganese.

Growing: A moderately frost tolerant annual that can be succession planted spring through fall for a continuous supply. Very easy to grow by direct seed or transplant in full sun or partial shade. Does fine with evenly most soils and can withstand dry periods once established. Cilantro will self-seed if left to flower. Plant seeds: 1/4" deep with 1" between seeds, in rows 12" apart. Soil Temp: 55-85?F. Days to Emergence: 5-17. Thin To/Mature Plant Spacing: 3-4" Seeds/Oz: 2100. Seed Wt./100' Row: 1-2oz. Days to Harvest: 35-50. Seed Viability: 6 years. Companions: Basil, Lettuce, Nasturtiums, Tomato.




Weight 0.50 lb
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