Flavor : Cilantro has a fresh, lemony taste while coriander seeds have a light, sweet taste.
Preparation Ideas : Chopped cilantro can be added to sour cream and used to garnish chili, soups and stews.
Seed Type : Heirloom
Latin name : Coriandrum sativum
Sow directly in full sun after all danger of frost has passed. Difficult to transplant
Seeding depth: 6mm (1/4")
Space between plants: 25cm (10")
Space between rows: 25cm (10")
Harvest the seeds in late summer by cutting off the mature seed heads. Spread the seed heads out on trays to dry in the sun. Beat by hand and store in jars. The smell of the seeds dissipates during storage.
- The leaves used as a garnish in a salad/soup
- Seeds used in meat and seafood/condiment for bread/biscuits/cakes.