GENUS: Coriandrum SPECIES: sativum


Heritage Status: Overseas
Number of Seeds: 50

Description: HERB-culinary. Ancient culinary and medicinal herb that grows well in New Zealand during the cool seasons. The green leaves are also known as cilantro and the seeds as coriander. To harvest maximum seed crops do not pick the leaves heavily, or plant a special patch for harvesting the seeds. Roots are excellent in soups or stews to eat as well.

Planting Instructions: In early Spring or early Autumn, plant in trays and prick out at 2.5 cm diagonal spacing. Transplant when 6 cm high at 20 cm diagonal spacing.