Sowing Coriander: 10 tips for success
URBAN CUISINE gives you its best advice for successful sowing of Coriander seeds .
Presentation of Coriander
Coriander is this aromatic plant that divides so much with such a particular taste and which is part of the botanical family of Apiaceae. Its followers defend this aromatic plant emblematic of oriental cuisines , sometimes called Arabic parsley or Chinese parsley. It is true that Parsley and Coriander look alike, but the latter has a much stronger taste than Parsley and its foliage is slightly different. The flowers, like most of the flowers of aromatic plants, the foliage as well as the roots of Coriander are edible. Among its many recipes, URBAN CUISINE invites you to discover, or rediscover, this aromatic plant with such a unique taste with Cultivated Coriander Pesto , Cultivated Coriander Guacamole or even to go on a taste trip to Lebanon with Falafels with Cultivated Coriander .
Does this tempt you? So if you enjoy the taste of this aromatic plant, why not grow coriander in your garden or indoor vegetable patch ?
How to sow coriander seeds?
Here we give you 10 tips and information for successful classic planting of your Coriander seeds in your garden or vegetable patch. You can sow coriander seeds in pots and in the ground.
- The recommended seasons for sowing Coriander seeds are generally spring or autumn .
- For the seeds to germinate, the temperature must be above 15°C. It is advisable not to sow Coriander seeds in summer because the aromatic plant does not support extreme heat or periods of drought.
- The estimated germination time for a classic sowing of Coriander seeds is around 2 to 3 weeks. About 3 months after sowing you can harvest your Coriander aromatic herbs.
- It is advisable to place your Coriander plants in a rather sunny space and sheltered from the wind if you install them outdoors.
- Sow the seeds of the aromatic plant in a line, in furrows spaced about 20 cm apart. Place a seed every 2 cm at a depth of 1 or 2 cm .
- While carrying out this operation, sprinkle the soil with water in a fine rain. When the plants have their first leaves, thin them out to about 6 inches and transplant the plants elsewhere .
- And for the water needs of Coriander? Be sure to keep the soil fresh for optimal growth of your aromatic herbs by ensuring regular watering of the soil of your Coriander plantation.
- Coriander plants reach an average height of 50 to 60 cm .
- To harvest your leaves from this aromatic plant, it is advisable to pick them one by one and as and when needed .
- Know that the brighter and darker the color of a leaf, the stronger its taste will be.
How and where to get organic cultivated coriander seeds?
Thanks to our Organic Cultivated Coriander Cultivation Plug, you do not need to sow Coriander seeds or any other of our varieties. If you choose our URBAN CUISINE Cultivation Clods, you will obtain aromatic herbs rich in taste and benefits without effort and with little maintenance. In fact, you can directly place the root ball in the URBAN CUISINE Connected Indoor Vegetable Garden, in a Pot, in a Balcony Box or in the ground without sowing the seeds. Then be sure to follow our watering tips for this strain and keep your plant's soil cool. The germination of your Cultivated Coriander seeds should happen after 5 to 10 days after planting the Root Ball.
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Find even more tips and recipes on our blog! And go to our catalog to find our Connected Indoor Vegetable Garden, all our varieties of Cultivation Clods , our Cork Pots and our Flower Box .