How to grow Cilantro plant

Cilantro plant grow and care – 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.

Coriander leaves

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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How to grow 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:

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
10-30 cm, 4-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
White flowers grow in inflorescence umbel shape

Pollination is done by:

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

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

Edible Roots

Information about root:
Taproot edible white with yellowish peel

When to pull up root:
Spring / Autumn

Uses of Cilantro roots:

Scientific name:

Coriandrum sativum

How to grow Cilantro plant

Growing Cilantro plant

Cilantro plant


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible leaves
  • Edible Seeds
Culinary uses
  • Cooked
  • Eaten raw
  • Herbs
  • Spices
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Desert Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Spring Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
  • Winter harvest
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Biennial plant
  • Herbaceous
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Full sun Plants
  • Part shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9