This impressive variety is a very vigorous grower and extra slow to bolt for a continuous supply of glossy, dark green, tasty greens. These plants reach a compact 7 inches tall with excellent branching. Coriander or Cilantro is an herb with wide delicate lacy green leaves and a pungent flavor. The seed of the cilantro plant is known as coriander. Although cilantro and coriander come from the same plant, their flavors are very different and cannot be substituted for each other.
All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the most commonly used in cooking. Coriander is commonly used in Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Indian, South Asian, Mexican, Latin American, Chinese, African and Southeast Asian cuisine.
Plants need full sun or light shade since it bolts quickly in hot weather. It grows best in a well-drained, moist soil.
Order by 10pm Monday for Wednesday market pick up Montgomery's Market and 10pm Thursday for Sunday market pick up at Roundhouse Market. Upcoming market dates: Roundhouse Market Dec 5 11am-3pm, Montgomery's Dec 8 2 - 6pm.