Cilantro (also known as coriander or Chinese parsley) is an edible herb. The leaves and the seeds are the parts most used in cooking. The leaves are used a lot in South Asian and Mexican cuisine. Some like the taste of cilantro, but others claim it has a soapy or rotten taste.


Mediterranean, Southwest Asia

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: SEEDS: Sow seeds outdoors after last frost.

Fall: Not recommended for fall planting.

Preferred Growing Climate: Full sun

Planting Depth: 1”

Plant Spacing: 2-3”

Days to Germinate: 7-10 days

Days to Harvest: 21-28 days

In Season:


Pairs Well With:

Pho, Vietnamese sandwiches, salads

Nutrition Facts:

Amount per 100 grams

Calories: 23

% Daily Value*

Total fat: 0.5 g    0%

Saturated fat: 0 g    0%

Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g

Monounsaturated fat: 0.3 g

Cholesterol: 0 mg    0%

Sodium: 46 mg    1%

Potassium: 521 mg    14%

Total Carbohydrate: 3.7 g    1%

Dietary fiber: 2.8 g    11%

Sugar: 0.9 g

Protein: 2.1 g    4%

Vitamin A: 134%    Vitamin C: 45%

Calcium: 6%    Iron: 9%

Vitamin D: 0%    Vitamin B-6: 5%

Vitamin B-12: 0%    Magnesium: 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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