Cilantro

(Chinese Parsley)

 

Coriandrum sativum 

Apiaceae

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Form: Herb
Seasonality: Annual
Size: 15 inches tall by 12 inches wide
Leaves; Green, fernlike leaves, similar to flat leaf parsley,

Flowers: Flat clusters, pinkish white
Fruit: Aromatic seed
Stems: Green and erect
Range/Origin: Asia Minor
Hardiness: Sunset, all zones; USDA: 5-10

Comments: Low litter, No thorns, Used extensively in Mexican foods and salsas

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Regular watering

        Soil: Any well drained soil

         Propagation: Seed

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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