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Coriandrum Sativum

Botanical Name:

Coriandrum sativum

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Herb/Forb, Edible, Herb, An erect annual, almost glabrous herb up to 70 cm., with a slender taproot and a strong unpleasant smell.

Lifespan

Annual

Flower

White to pink flowers in clusters of 2 inches across.

Fruit

Coriander seeds ripen in round, yellow-brown pod, Fruit 2–3 mm. in diameter, suborbicular, slightly longer than broad. Mericarps with obtuse filiform ribs, with zigzag markings between them.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Taxonomy

Order

Apiales

Family

Apiaceae

Genus

Coriandrum

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