Coriander is an annual plant perfectly suited to our climate and very aromatic.
L’maintenance, planting or sowing to harvest is easy and will complement most of your dishes, sauces and salads.
In short, that’you should know:
Name : Coriandrum sativum
Family : Apiaceae
Type : Annual
Height : 25 to 60 cm
Exposure : Sunlight
Ground : Rich and light
Harvest : May to October
Seeding and planting cilantro:
In general, it can be considered that the outdoor coriander seed can begin the month’April in the southern half and May the northern half.
But it is quite possible to start planting in the greenhouse or indoors as early as February / March.
If you buy your Potted cilantro, must be provided to the repot fairly quickly in a larger pot or put in the open ground after’purchase.
C’is’assurance that the plant grows in the best conditions.
Coriander maybe sown up throughout the spring and’summer.
- Bury the seeds in 1 to 2 cm of soil
- Space your rows 20 cm
- Water regularly in light rain until’lifting that can last up to’to 2 weeks.
Once the seedlings have formed 4 or 5 leaves, thin to about 20 cm to allow the’space to allow the plant to grow.
- They reach maturity about 2 months after sowing
The sheets can be cut as and when required and it up’to frost.
It is best to pick the leaves one by one, rather than’snatch a multitude of rods or cut several stems both with a chisel.
Be sure to consume preferably older leaves.
At’fall to keep your cilantro as long as possible, cut to tidal and keep frozen jar after’have snipped.
It is also possible to keep the grains after them dry as they come flavor dishes, grain or ground pepper in.
Namely the coriander:
Originating’Asia, it is’one of the most cultivated in the world. Widely used in Mexico for example, it is very aromatic and fragrant.
On the’also called "Arab parsley" or "Chinese parsley".
Coriander s’mainly used for flavor salads, omelettes and stews.
On the’also used to decorate some crustaceans and grills.
It is Easy to grow and fairly resistant to most diseases.
Malignant Council about cilantro:
The coriander seed are harvested when their color changes from green to light brown.
Read on aromatic plants:
- Aromatic plants, know