How to grow coriander cilantro from seeds

Most commonly used in seasoning of cooked food, Cilantro / coriander can be easily grown in pots. Known as Cilantro, Chinese parsley , Dhania  Cilantro in known to go to bolt  (Seed) very fast.

Coriander seeds are commercially available as spice.

Coriander / Cilantro loves warm weather. Under hot conditions it will go to bolt very quickly

Growing Cilantro / Coriander in Pot
  1. Soil  – Well Draining soil should be selected. Sun  – Plant should receive at least 4-5 hours of Sun. Under hot condition protect plant from afternoon sun.
  2. Take complete seed of Coriander , break it into half’s (  Used some rubber like soft material apply pressure on seeds, they will crack open).
  3. Sow these seeds 6-7 inches apart. Seeds Germinate in 7-10 days.
  4. Once germinated can be harvested once grow 6 inch. When cilantro plant flowers its taste becomes to harsh for even cilantro / Coriander lover .

 

Cilantro

Above is image of cilantro 2 weeks after sowing seeds in pot