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Growing Coriander, also Cilantro, Chinese parsley

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
    P           P P P  

(Best months for growing Coriander in Australia - temperate regions)

P = Plant in the garden.

  • Easy to grow. Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 10°C and 25°C. (Show °F/in)
  • Space plants: Thin to 45 cm
  • Harvest in 30-45 days.
  • Compatible with (can grow in same bed): Dill, Chervil, Anise, Cabbages, Carrots
  • Avoid growing in same bed: Fennel

Your comments and tips

26 Apr 13, Dange (Australia - temperate climate)
Why would you not recommend to plant it with Fennel? Thanks in Advance, Damien
25 Apr 13, K.M.PATEL (Australia - sub-tropical climate)
sutable variety of coriander seeds & which variety of coriander sutable for india zone ?
15 Mar 13, bob (Australia - temperate climate)
is the plant poisness please anser
05 Nov 14, Mike (Australia - temperate climate)
17 Mar 13, Annie (Australia - temperate climate)
No! It is delicious- especially with Asian style food.
16 Mar 13, damien (Australia - arid climate)
No, it is a herb that is delicious in stir friesand Thai curries
09 Mar 13, KUMAR (Australia - temperate climate)
The availability of corriader seeds in Australia, it is in western part of eastern etc.
20 Feb 13, Sue (Australia - temperate climate)
can i plant coriander in summer in a pot in the shade?
09 Feb 13, Nicole (Australia - temperate climate)
I've never had any luck growing coriander until now, and with my current crop I've broken every rule! I planted it in a self watering trough, next to a lettuce and some parsley. I keep it constantly damp because we're having a hot summer, I just put it into normal potting mix, and it gets full sun for several hours a day. We've had both the hottest Sydney day ever, and days of torrential rain and its growing so fast I've had to find recipes with coriander to use it up! It hasn't gone to seed and has at least tripled in size since I planted it (from a small pot from a garden centre not from seed). My guess is the constant water source is what's doing the trick.
16 Nov 15, Sukhdev (Australia - temperate climate)
Hi Nicole Dont get upset. I will give you a tip to grow coriander. First to get the seeds go to any Indian grocery shop near by in Sydney there are many you will get coriander seeds 500 gms to 1 kg packing for $5-7 cheapest ever as indian use it in their cooking so its really cheap. Now take potting mix in a pot and sow your seeds about one inch down water them and use cling wrap and wrap the pot from top make sure there is atleast 2 inch gap between soil n wrap this is the best way to germinate your seeds. Dont put your pot for whole day in sun it just need sunlight for 3-4 hours a day. I do the same way and get my seeds germinate in a week shortest time frame to germinate. Notmally it takes 2 weeks to germination. For further information you may email me [email protected]
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