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
Pairs Well With:
Pho, Vietnamese sandwiches, salads
Amount per 100 grams
% 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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