Coriander sativum ASTERACEAE
The seeds of coriander are used in many Chinese and Mexican dishes, and diverse uses in breads, pastries, and fruit and meat sauces. The leaves of cilantro (also called Chinese parsley) are used as an ingredient in Mexican, Indian, and Chinese dishes. Especially used for rice dishes, soups, and curries. Medicinal: Known in Chinese medicine as "yuan-xu-zi" (Chinese parsley), the seeds are used as a diaphoretic and appetite stimulant.
[Culture: Annual, zones 6-10/60°F/---/7-21days/direct sow/sun/18-24" ht./4" apart]
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 05 November, 2004.