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Coriandrum sativum (Coriander, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 29622



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Coriandrum
Species: Coriandrum sativum
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
  • Herb
  • Medicinal
  • Spice
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 2a (to -45 F / -43 C)
  • 2b (to -40 F / -40 C)
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Flowering Start edit
  • June
Flowering End edit
  • October
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
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Suitable For edit
  • Butterfly Garden
  • Vegetable Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Rich
Soil pH edit
  • 6.0 - 6.4 (Slightly acidic)
  • 6.5 - 6.9 (Very slightly acidic)
Bloom Colour edit
  • Pink
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
  • Butterflies (larvae/caterpillar food)
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
Skill Level edit
  • Beginner
Additional Short Notes add
  • The dried seeds are the spice 'coriander'. edit | delete
  • It lures beneficial insects that then eat on the insect pests edit | delete
  • The herb 'cilantro' is the leaves of this plant. edit | delete
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Frank (2697)
Netty (13526)
toni (36069)
KK Ng (396)
KatyBug (135)
Busted (6)


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