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Cilantro

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.

Origin:

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:

Summer

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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