Plant is Cilantro while plant seeds are Coriander.
This herbs leaves have a distinct flavor and are used as a garnish in salads and soups. Coriander seeds are often used in meat and seafood dishes, as well as a condiments for flavoring baked goods such as bread, cookies, and cakes!
Sow Easy seeds are pelleted with an all-natural coating made from a mix of clay, perlite, and FDA-approved food coloring. This coating adds some bulk to small seeds and stands out in the soil, making direct sowing and accurate spacing easier than ever. However, the coating does add a few days to the germination time when compared to uncoated seed.
- Flavor: Cilantro has a fresh, citrusy taste while the coriander seeds have a light and sweet taste.
- Preparation Ideas: Use cilantro in salsa or as a garnish in salads and soups; coriander in meat or seafood dishes!
- Plant Type: Herb
- Pelleted Seed Count: 150 Pelleted Seeds
- Grows Best In: Sun/Partial Shade
- Days to Germination: 7-10 Days
- Days to Maturity: 70 Days
- Planting Depth: .25"
- Seed Spacing: 6"
- Growing Height: 20-28"
- Best Container Size: 12"+
Instructions: Sow directly in full sun after all danger of frost is past. For best results, thin plants to 6 inches apart when 2 inches tall.
Suggestions: Harvest seeds in late summer by cutting seed heads when ripe. Spread seed heads on trays to dry in sun. Thresh by hand and store in jars. The seed odor dissipates in storage. Leaves used as a garnish in salad/soup. Seed used in meat and seafood/condiment for bread/cookies/cake.