Otherwise known as ‘Cilantro’ or ‘Chinese Parsley’, Coriander has a fragrance reminiscent of citrus peel. Both the leaves and seed collected from the plant can be used for culinary purposes. Use leaves in sauces, soups, curries, salads and meats. Seeds can be used in soups, stews, ham, pork, Indian cuisine and pickles. A good source of iron and magnesium, Coriander also aids digestion, has cholesterol lowering effects and is anti-inflammatory.
Care: These tasty vegetables prefer well drained soils and should be fed regularly during the growing season.
Height: 50 cm
Plant apart: 20 – 30 cm
Location: Full sun