Herbs Cilantro (Coriander) Santo

Santo

Cilantro/Coriander Seed

Product ID: 919

Standard cilantro.

Santo is a slow-bolting selection grown for its leaves. Like the leaves and seeds, the flowers are also edible.

• Attracts Beneficial Insects: if allowed to flower, provides pollen and nectar for beneficial insects such as, bees, hoverflies, and tachinid flies.

•Edible Flowers: Use them raw because the flavor fades quickly when cooked. Sprinkle to taste on salads, bean dishes, chicken, and spicy Southwestern dishes. Flavor is of mild cilantro.
<br> Avg. 2,400 seeds/oz. Packet: 200 seeds.

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Packet

$3.95
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1 Ounce

$4.65
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1/4 Pound

$7.10
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1 Pound

$13.35
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5 Pounds

$61.80
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10 Pounds

$102.50
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25 Pounds

$230.50
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100 Pounds

$819.00
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days.

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): Direct seed spring through late summer. Sow 1-2 seeds per inch, 1/4- 1/2" deep in rows 12-18" apart. There is no need to thin, as cilantro continues to grow well even when sown thickly. For coriander seed production, thin to stand 2-4" apart. Successive sowings can be done every 2-3 weeks for continual harvest of leaves.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun. In most locations, bolting is likely in the heat of midsummer. Can be successfully grown in part shade in warm climates.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Does best in rich, well-drained soil.

PLANT HEIGHT: 12-18".

PLANT SPACING: 2-4".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Leaves may be harvested once the plants have become established and before flowering begins. Mature seeds are produced about 3 months after planting and are harvested when dry on the plant.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Coriandrum sativum
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50-55 to leaf harvest; 90-105 to seed
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Easy Choice Easy Choice
Variety is easy-to-grow.
Edible Flowers Edible Flowers
Variety's Flowers may be consumed.
Salad Mix Component Salad Mix Component
A mixture of lettuce and greens with different colors, flavors and textures, harvested at a tender, baby, bite-size stage. For fresh salads.
Easy Choice Salad Mix Component Edible Flowers