Cilantro - the famous herb with citrus undertones loved all over the world. All parts of the Cilantro are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking. Cilantro leaves are particularly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin K, with moderate content of dietary minerals.
Sprouts in: 1 - 2 weeks
Lasts up to: 5 - 8 weeks
- Cilantro grows best at 18 - 30 °C / 64 - 86 °F.
It is meant to grow for fresh leaves, not for seeds.
Cilantro may be a bit slow at the beginning and grow sideways. Soon the growth will accelerate and plants will grow upwards again.
You can start harvesting single outer leaves in about one month after planting, your plant will produce more from its growing point. The whole plant pod should be harvested in about two months.