SEED TYPE: CILANTRO
Coriander is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It is also known as Chinese parsley, dhania or cilantro. All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking
Why is coriander called cilantro?
Both cilantro and coriander come from the Coriandrum sativum plant. In the US, cilantro is the name for the plant's leaves and stem, while coriander is the name for its dried seeds. Internationally, the leaves and stems are called coriander, while its dried seeds are called coriander seeds
What is the benefit of cilantro?
Cilantro is rich in phytonutrients, flavonoids, and phenolic compounds. Cilantro is very low in saturated fat and cholesterol, and the caloric value is nearly nonexistent. It is a good source of dietary fiber, vitamins A, C, E, K, calcium, iron, potassium, and magnesium.
Ways to Use Cilantro
Spice up your sour cream. Chopped cilantro can be stirred in with sour cream and then used to top chili, soups, and stews. ...
Rev up your rice. ...
Give salad dressing a kick. ...
Create a quick coleslaw. ...
Add flavor to your stir-fry. ...
Give your bagels a boost. ...
Spice up pasta salads. ...
Flavor your oils.
CILANTRO Coriander Garden Herb Cooking Spice Organically Grown
Life Cycle: Annual
Sun Exposure: Full Sun / Partial Shade
Soil Moisture: Loamy, well-drained
Height: 12 in.–2 ft. tall, 12 in.–1.5 ft. wide
Bloom Time: Late spring, early summer
Bloom Colors: White & Light Pink
How To Sew: Sow cilantro seeds 1/4-inch deep directly in the garden in late spring or early summer. Sow seeds or thin to 6 to 8 inches apart in rows spaced about 1 foot apart. Provide plenty of moisture and feed cilantro plants with a water-soluble fertilizer when they reach about 2 inches in height.
ABOUT THESE SEEDS: SEEDS FRESHLY HARVESTED 2020 from right here on our Unique Creek Homestead!