Cilantro, Calypso (Coriandrum sativum) - 100 Seeds

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Calypso Cilantro (Coriandrum sativum) - 100 Seeds

•Slowest to bolt making it the best for warmer areas.
•Excellent container plant
•American grown seeds
•Bee Friendly

This bright green herb has a fragrant, citrusy scent and flavor. The slowest to bolt of any cilantro variety, making it the best for hotter climates. Strong and flavorful, this cilantro is perfect served fresh. A perfect addition to any herb garden.

Medicinal Uses:
Cilantro can help cleanse the body of toxic metals, it's an incredible source of antioxidants, it's loaded with vitamins and minerals, and it has a long history of culinary and therapeutic use.

Growing Instructions:
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) - Direct seed spring through late summer. Sow 1-2 seeds per inch, 1/4- 1/2" deep in rows 12-18" apart. For leaf harvest, there is no need to thin, as cilantro continues to grow well even when sown thickly. For coriander seed production, thin to stand 2-4" apart. Successive sowings can be done every 2-3 weeks for continual harvest of leaves.

•DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)
•LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun. In most locations, bolting is likely in the heat of midsummer.
•PLANT HEIGHT: 12-18".
•HARVEST: Leaves may be harvested once the plants have become established and before flowering begins. Mature seeds are produced about 3 months after planting and are harvested when dry on the plant.
•SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Does best in rich, well-drained soil.

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