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Coriander

Coriandrum spp.

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Coriander Overview

Coriandrum is a small genus containing 2 species of hardy, aromatic, annual herb, including the cultivated species Coriandrum sativum, commonly called Coriander in Europe or Cilantro in America. Growing up to 50cm tall, both the foliage and seeds of these plants are widely consumed and cooked with worldwide and many cultivars have been developed from these plants for kitchen and garden use. Leaves are oval shaped or pinnate to 3-pinnate in form, with toothed leaflets and pink-white blooms are produced at shoot tips, in clusters of small, cup-shaped flowers. They grow best in full sun to partial shade, in moist, well-draining soil.

Common problems with Coriander

How to propagate Coriander

Seed

Special features of Coriander

Attractive leaves

Pot plant