Sabor Cilantro/Coriander Seeds

Heirloom

#5033
This packet sows up to 51 feet.
Availability: In Stock
Also called Chinese parsley, cilantro has a thousand uses in the kitchen. 'Sabor' in particular has fine stems, good leaf production, slow bolting quality, and excellent flavor. Add a sprig to chicken soup or add chopped leaves to Mexican, Caribbean, or Asian dishes. The crushed coriander seeds add intriguing flavor to stews, beans, and cookies. Can be grown indoors for fresh cilantro leaves year-round.
$1.89 $1.13 5 grams

Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum

Family: Apiaceae

Native: Mediterranean region

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 12"–24" tall, 6"–12" wide

Variety Information: 'Sabor' has excellent flavor and is extra slow-bolting; after hot weather arrives, it continues to produce leaves for a long time before setting seed.

Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Attributes: Good for Containers

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks before your average last frost date, and when soil temperature is 55°–68°F. Successive Sowings: Every 3 weeks until 4 weeks before your average first fall frost date. In mid climates, best sown in fall for winter harvest.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended; transplant stress may cause bolting (premature flowering).

Days to Emerge: 10–15 days

Seed Depth: ½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 6"

Row Spacing: 8"

Thinning: Not required

Harvesting: Foliage flavor is best before the leaves turn feathery and plants begin to flower. Seeds should be harvested after they begin to turn brown and when the outer coat cracks, but before they drop off the plant and scatter. Cut stem and place in a brown paper sack to collect the seeds.

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