Other Species Names: Coriander, Chinese Parsley, Dhania
Plant Height: 20 in.
Spread: 18 in.
Plant Form: mounded
Summer Foliage Color: green
Minimum Sunlight: partial shade
Maximum Sunlight: full sun
Cilantro is a popular herb that is used in a variety of dishes, from Mexican food to salsa to guacamole. It has a fresh, citrusy flavor that can add a bright touch to any meal.
Aromatic & flavorful, it’s a fast grower that features healthy, green leaves known for its strong scent. A wonderful addition to Herb gardens, or containers.
Cilantro is easy to grow in a garden or container, and it does best in full sun and well-drained soil. This culinary herb is a fast-growing plant, so you can start harvesting leaves within a few weeks of planting! It can grow up to 20 inches tall and spread 18 inches wide. When bolting, this herb will grow masses of tiny white flowers. Remove these to prolong harvest of leaves. It grows best in full sun to partial shade and in well-drained soil with average moisture levels. If planning to consume the Herb, remember to plant in organic soil and along with applying organic fertilizer for healthy foliage growth. Cilantro is a cool-season herb, so it is best to plant it in the spring or fall.