The seeds are used in baking and as a pickling spice. This variety is bred primarily to produce seed , which is harvested approximately 12 weeks after planting. Coriander pl ants produce flowers that attract beneficial insects to your garden. See Cilantro for a variety of the same species, bred primarily to produce the flavorful leaves.
Germination: 7-10 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 , thinning to 10-12". 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 10-12" apart. Reseeds easily
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, well drained
Uses: Culinary, attracts bees and beneficials