Standby Cilantro



A cold hardy and slow-bolting variety.  Seeds have an excellent strong, lime-like flavor.  A famed local chef decorates dinner plates with the edible flowers, which are also attractive to beneficial insects. Save its seeds for your own aromatic homegrown coriander. Bred by Tim Peters of Peters Seed and Research, in Riddle, Oregon.

Days to Maturity: 55 to leaf, 100 to seed

Planting Instructions:

Direct seed as soon as soil can be worked.
Optimal soil temperature for germination is 55-65°.
Seeding depth: ½”. Seeding rate: every 1”,
thin to 2-4”. Row spacing 12”.