Herb Coriander Annual
Item Number: 80216
The standard variety for seed production, whilst the leaves can be used it runs to seed very quickly to maximise seed production
Seed Count: 120
WHEN TO SOW
Late March to mid-May
WHERE TO SOW
Direct into open ground. The site should have full sun and have light, rich soil.
WHEN TO TRANSPLANT
Thin out seedlings as they grow to avoid over-crowding.
Leaves can be picked anytime. Seeds should be collected once they turn brown but before they drop. Roots can be dug up in the autumn.
Coriander seeds can be used to flavour tomato chutney, used in ratatouille, frankfurters and curries. Whole seeds can be added to soups and vegetable dishes. The stem can be cooked with beans and soups and the root can be cooked as root vegetables in curries.
Mix a tbsp of coriander seeds with a crumbled cinnamon stick, a tbsp of whole cloves, and a cup of rose petals for a spicy pot-pourri.