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Coriandrum sativum /Cilantro or Chinese Parsley

Coriandrum sativum   / Coriandrum sativum
Chinese parsley is also known as cilantro
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Chinese parsley is also known as cilantro

'Delfino' variety in flower late in spring

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Scientific Name: Coriandrum sativum
Common Name: Cilantro or Chinese Parsley
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Herb
Comments: Chinese parsley, also known as Cilantro, is a form of coriander. Will grow in a wide range of soils, even those that are very alkaline ones. Grows best when the temperature is mild and preforms poorly when the temperatusre in high and when it is dry. Has white flowers in summer and brown seed in autumn. Produces white flowers in spring which may also be used in salads.