Cilantro – Santo (out of stock)

Cilantro – Santo (out of stock)


Out of stock

Cilantro - Santo / Coriandrum sativum

Includes 1 packet with minimum 100 seeds.

Santo is a standard slow-bolting selection grown for its leaves. Like the leaves and seeds (coriander), the flowers are also edible.

Attracts Beneficial Insects: if allowed to flower, provides pollen and nectar for beneficial insects such as, bees, hoverflies, and tachinid flies.

It thrives in humidity and is finicky in the heat. Sow seeds after the first frost or in early fall, avoiding the urge to start early and transplant. Cilantro is an herb that does its best when its seeds are sown directly in the soil


DAYS TO GERMINATION:7-10 days at 65-70°F (18-21°C)

SOWING:Direct seed  – Seed spring through late summer. Sow 1-2 seeds per inch, 1/4- 1/2″ deep in rows 12-18″ apart. Successive sowings can be done every 2-3 weeks for continual harvest of leaves.    Does best in rich, well drained soil.  

TYPE: Annual; 50-55 days to leaf harvest; 90-105 days to seed



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