Cilantro: Mexican Coriander

Cilantro: Mexican Coriander

Coriander grows wild over a wide area of Western Asia and southern Europe. It was brought to the British colonies in North America in 1670, and was one of the first spices cultivated by early settlers.

The ground seeds are the spice we know as Coriander.

The leaves from Coriander are called “Cilantro” in North America.

SOLD OUT FOR 2016.

This Crop is IN THE FIELD with seeds expected in the Fall of 2016

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(Coriandrum Sativum)

This popular herb is often used in Mexican and Indian cooking.

  • Organic
  • Annual plant
  • Plants grow to 1-2 feet tall
  • Slow to bolt

Coriander grows wild over a wide area of Western Asia and southern Europe. It was brought to the British colonies in North America in 1670, and was one of the first spices cultivated by early settlers.

There are reports of Coriander, or closely related ancestors of the plant, having been discovered in Neolithic caves. For thousands of years this crop haps been an important part of human cuisine.

The British brought cilantro seeds (coriander) with them to North America and it has been grown in the United States since the 1700s.

All parts of the plant are edible, but the fresh leaves and the dried seeds are the parts most traditionally used in cooking. Coriander is used in cuisines throughout the world.

The ground seeds are the spice we know as Coriander. The leaves from Coriander are called “Cilantro” in North America.

Coriander Cilantro

SOLD OUT FOR 2016.

This Crop is IN THE FIELD with seeds expected in Winter of 2016, for Spring 2017 planting.

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