A lovely cilantro with nice big meaty leaves, Caribe emphasizes bolt tolerance. It has a nice, fresh, difficult to describe flavor that we have all come to appreciate. High yielding over an extended period of time. Bolted plants produces flowers that are attractive to beneficial insects.150 seeds.
Germination: 7-14 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4"
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Sowing outdoors is best, in the spring when soil temps reach 60 degrees. Sow 1-2" apart, start harvesting when plants are a few inches. Sow small rows every few weeks for a continuous harvest. For a head start you can start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost using peat,cow,or paper pots(grows a delicate taproot, successful transplanting may be difficult) Provide 65-70 degrees soil temperatures. Transplant to 3-4" apart. Reseeds easily
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: fertile, well drained
Uses: Culinary, attracts bees and beneficials