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Cilantro/Coriander Seeds - Fiesta Green Coriandrum sativum

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Packet $3.95
1 Ounce $7.75
1/4 Pound $17.95 42%
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  • Annual, Easy to Grow
  • A kitchen garden staple!
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Product Description

Cilantro Seeds - Fiesta Green - Culinary Herb Seeds

Everyone is familiar with Cilantro in salsa and other Mexican style dishes, but most people don't think about the wide variety of uses for this easy to grow herb! Easily introduced into nearly any style of cooking, Cilantro adds a fresh and zesty component to soups, salads and (of course) burritos!

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Cilantro/Coriander Seeds - Fiesta Green
    Botanical Name:Coriandrum sativum
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun, Partial Sun
    Planting Season:Spring
    Features:Heirloom, Culinary, Indoor, Outdoor, Container Garden, Easy to Grow & Maintain
    Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
    Plant Spacing:8-10 inches
    Planting Depth:1/4 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Packet:3 g
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Grow Fiesta Green Cilantro

    When to Plant Cilantro Seeds

    Direct Sow Cilantro seeds in the early Spring, as soon as the threat of frost has passed, but the soil remains cool. In warmer climates, Cilantro can also be sown in the Fall through Spring. Seeds can be sown at intervals of 2-3 weeks, so you can have a continual harvest of fresh leaves.

    Where to Plant Cilantro Seeds

    Ideal growing conditions are cool, but sunny, as soil temperatures that reach 75°F will cause Cilantro to bolt. Cilantro does best when it gets morning or afternoon sun exposure, but receives shade during the hottest parts of the day. Choose soil that is light, and well-draining.

    How to Plant Cilantro Seeds

    Cilantro seeds are actually a hard husk that contains two seeds inside. You'll need to crush the husks containing the seeds, and then soak your seeds for 24-48 hours, then remove from the water and allow to dry in order to increase their chances at germination. Direct sow your seeds in rows, and cover with 1/4 inch of soil. Rows should have a spacing of about 12 inches. Once seedlings grow to 2 inches tall, thin out plants to a spacing of 3-4 inches apart. Seeds will germinate in approximately 7-10 days.

    How to Harvest Cilantro

    Leaves can be cut at any time, but it's recommended to cut the newer, fresher leaves toward the top than to harvest the older, more mature leaves closer to the bottom for the freshest taste. Unlike most herbs, Cilantro is meant to be consumed fresh, and not to be dried for storage or later use.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 10 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 30 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 125 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to 500 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft

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