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  Cilantro: 'Leisure Coriander' (1g, 80 seeds)
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The seeds are known as coriander and the leaves are called cilantro. Coriander has been in use for over 3,000 years. Much used in East Indian curries.

Cilantro is a must in Mexican cooking and in making salsa! Average: 40 days


Detailed planting instructions:

Sow coriander seed ¼ to ½ inch deep; thin successful seedlings from 8 to 12 inches apart. Space rows 12 to 15 inches apart.

Keep coriander evenly moist throughout the growing season. Do not let plants dry out. Avoid overhead watering as plants reach maturity; overhead water or rain can reduce seed yield. Add aged compost to the planting bed in advance of planting. Do not fertilize mid-season.

HARVESTING

Snip cilantro leaves for fresh use after the plant is 6 inches tall or more. Pick just the top 2 to 3 inches to ensure continuous growth. Continue picking leaves until the plant flowers. Snip off the tops of stems before the plant flowers for continued harvest of leaves. For coriander seeds, allow plants to flower; seed will be ready for harvest 2 to 3 weeks after flowering when they turn light brown. Harvest them when they dry but before they fall to the ground.

SAVING SEEDS

The seeds are contained in the flower heads. Make sure that you cut the stems at least 8 inches long.

Bundle the stems of the herbs together using either string or a rubber band.

Place your bundle of herbs upside down with the seed heads inside a brown paper bag. Tie the bag closed around the stems with either string or a rubber band.

Hang the bag in a dry place. Do not hang it in direct sunlight. The seeds will fall into the bag as they dry.

Remove the seeds and stems from the bag after most of the seeds have fallen. Remove any seeds remaining on the seed heads. Store them in a glass jar in a cool, dark area until you are ready to use them.

Features
  • Comes in E-Z Lock resealable, reusable triple-layered foil packets
  • Seeds are open pollinated and can be grown, harvested, and replanted endlessly
  • Dried & sealed airtight for long-term storage
  • Nutritional value: Contains vitamin A and vitamin C


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3rd year fan October 6, 2014
Reviewer: Jeanine New Mexico from NM United States  
This is my third season planting seed from My Patriot and I only have to buy new things I want to try because the seeds saved off the previous plants are excellent! All of my plants have been fruitful and I'm a fan! Thank you !

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WONDERFUL September 3, 2014
Reviewer: Michele from PA United States  
GREAT PRICE, QUALITY & SELECTION.  Planning on having my herbs growing in my kitchen all winter long for delicious tasty meals on those cold wintery days!  Try this company, you won't be disappointed!

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Best Place to Buy August 26, 2014
Reviewer: Brie from Jacksonville, FL United States  
I have bought many things from My Patriot Supply and EVERY time they have my order out within 24 hours. I always get my package quickly and never have problems. The package arrives in great condition as well as the seeds I've ordered. I have grown many of them (turned out awesome!) and will continue to buy from this company. I haven't come across a quicker, more efficient, and higher quality place to buy from!

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Cilantro August 8, 2014
Reviewer: Debbie Weible from Sumter, SC United States  
These are coming up already.  I hope they taste as good as they are looking!

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Cilantro a.k.a. Coriander August 3, 2014
Reviewer: Jackie S. from Angola, IN United States  
I don't remember how many seeds I planted, but I have 2 wonderful plants that have bloomed and are now LOADED with coriander seeds.

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