Coriander Seed - Cilantro (leaf)

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Coriander Seed - Cilantro (leaf)

A popular spice, the seeds and leaves are used in Mexican, Chinese, and Indian dishes.

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(Coriander sativum)

The seeds of coriander are used in many Chinese and Mexican dishes, and diverse uses in breads, pastries, and fruit and meat sauces. The leaves of cilantro (also called Chinese parsley) are used as an ingredient in Mexican, Indian, and Chinese dishes. Especially used for rice dishes, soups, and curries. Medicinal uses: Known in Chinese medicine as "yuan-xu-zi" (Chinese parsley), the seeds are used as a diaphoretic and appetite stimulant.


Flowers:Small white flowers
Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Container Planting:yes

Cultural Requirements:

USDA Zones:6 to 10
Propagation / Germination:7-21 days at 60 F
Sun:Full sun

Garden Medicinals offers over 220 varieties of medicinal and culinary herb seeds, roots, and select heirloom vegetable and ethnic flower seed. All seeds are non-gmo, open-pollinated and untreated. Most seeds are naturally grown and a few are certified organic. Our vegetable seeds do especially well in hot, humid climates where vegetable production can be difficult. Our herb selection also includes dormant root stock of ginger, ginseng, goldenseal, black cohosh, false unicorn, and wild yam.

Note: Medicinal uses of herbs mentioned in our store are not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Please see a qualified medical practitioner for diagnosis if you have a health problem.

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