Cilantro/Coriander Seeds

Cilantro/Coriander Seeds

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $6.29
1/4 Pound $13.69 46% Savings
1 Pound $36.79 64% Savings
5 Pounds $136.49 ($1.70/ounce) 73% Savings
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  • Fresh or dried, adds a delicious flavor to soups, salads and salsa
  • Annual, Easy to Grow
  • A kitchen garden staple!
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Growth Habit Upright

Flavor Profile Grassy; Hint of Sweetness
Plant Characteristics Easy to Grow & Maintain, Edible
Use Container Garden, Culinary, Medicinal
Growing Conditions Cold Tolerant, Commercial, Drought Tolerant, Indoor, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Dried, Microgreens, Sauce/Paste

About Cilantro/Coriander Seeds

Coriandrum sativum

Seed Type Heirloom Seed
Also known as Coriander, Chinese Parsley, Dhania

Perhaps the most versatile of all the culinary herbs, Coriander (Cilantro) can be used to add fresh and delicious flavor to almost anything - from soups, salsas, and salads to meat and fish! Coriander (Cilantro) is very easy to grow from seed. An annual, Coriander (Cilantro) is best planted outdoors and will sometimes self-sow under favorable growing conditions.

Planting Information

Planting Cilantro/Coriander Seeds

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 6 to 8 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 Days
View our Cilantro Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 317 Up to 10 Sq. Ft
1 Ounce 3,000 Up to 30 Sq. Ft
1/4 Pound 12,000 Up to 125 Sq. Ft
1 Pound 48,000 Up to 500 Sq. Ft
5 Pounds 240,000 Up to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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