Frilly and tasty, the leaves of this herb are an absolute must for any Mexican or Asian cooking! Continual pruning prevents flavor-altering flowers, while multiple plantings will allow you enough cilantro to put the snap in your salsa all summer and into the fall. Cilantro loves full sun but tolerates part shade and grows equally well in the ground or in containers. Annual.
Due to quick bolting, stagger plantings for a steady crop. Continual pruning prevents flavor-altering flowers. Loves full sun but will tolerate part shade. Water regularly, during the season, but be careful not to over-water,especially in cooler weather. Fertilize with a balanced all-purpose food, and avoid high nitrogen fertilizers, which will speed up the bolting.