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Coriander (Cilantro) - Slow Bolt

Coriander (Cilantro) - Slow Bolt

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Coriander or Cilantro
Coriandrum sativum

The leaves of Coriandrum sativum are used fresh in soups, salads and salsas. When used as a fresh, green seasoning as described, it is called "Cilantro." Left to mature and develop fruit in the late summer, the crop you harvest, that is its seeds, are used as a flavoring for meats, pickles, sausages, and sauces. In this seed form, the spice is known as "Coriander."

Slow-Bolt is a more bolt-resistant version of Coriander, enabling growers to enjoy a longer growing season. Easy to grow from seed and is an annual that will reseed itself under favorable conditions. Each packet contains one gram, which is approximately 70 seeds.
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Planting Instructions:
Planting Depth – ½ inch
Plant Spacing – 5 to 8 inches
Plant Height – 1 to 3 feet

Coriander is very easy to grow. Sow seeds directly into the garden after danger of frost has past. It does not transplant well.

The leaves are also used fresh in soups, salads and salsas. When used in this form as a fresh, green seasoning, it is called “Cilantro.”

After the plant has matured, the seeds are harvested to be used as the seasoning “Coriander.” Coriander is used as a flavoring for meats, sausages, pickles and sauces.