Cilantro plant growing herbaceous of the genus Petroselinum also known as Coriander, Cilantro plant biennial plant in cooler area or annual plant in warm area, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropical or desert (only in autumn and winter) climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-9 in spring planting and autumn to winter planting and growing in hardiness zone 9-11.
Leaves lobate with pointed edge, the leaves can be flat or curly grow on stems.
Flower color yellow in inflorescence umbel shape.
Taproot edible white with yellowish peel.
Seeds edible and cover with brown shell.
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Requirements for Cilantro growing and care:
Moist, well-drained soil
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seedling / Seed
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
In some condition can bloom fast before harvesting, need to prune the blooming stem
Recommended planting season?
Spring or autumn (winter)
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower
White flowers grow in inflorescence umbel shape
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season:
How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant establish can be cut all the leaves or just some leaves
Information about leaves:
Leaves lobate with pointed edge, the leaves can be flat or curly grow on stems
Uses of Cilantro leaves:
Salad, eaten raw, cooked, spice, herb
Information about root:
Taproot edible white with yellowish peel
When to pull up root:
Spring / Autumn
Uses of Cilantro roots: