Herbs > Cilantro Coriander Herb

Information on, uses of and how to grow cilantro coriander:

Name
Coriandrum sativum.

Family
Umbelliferae.

Growing pattern
Annual.

Seeds
Buy Coriander Seeds (Organic and Non-Organic) from The Green Chronicle (Pay in £, $US, Euro).
Herbs, Seasonings, Seeds and Spices - Buy Cilantro Leaf from Mountain Rose Herbs ($US).

How to grow
This herb is grown from seed. Broadcast the seeds thinly in spring and autumn. cut for leaves when 15cm high.

Soil condition/position
See coriander.

Appearance
Cilantro grows to a height of 90cm.

Uses
The leaves are used extensively in Chinese and Indian cookery. They are pleasant added chopped to salads.