Cilantro is one of those crops that can be frustratingly quick to bolt. Santo bucks this trend, providing abundant harvests of fragrant, upright and broad leaves before producing its seeds for coriander spice. Bred by the NW Seed Company Alf Christianson.
Days to Maturity: 55 to leaf, 105 to seed
Latin name: Coriandrum sativum
Life Cycle: Annual
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”.
All of our seed is Non-GMO and Certified Organic by Washington State Department of Agriculture. We grow the majority of our varieties here at Deep Harvest Farm on Whidbey Island while we purchase the rest from other small, organic Northwest seed growers. Finally, all of our offerings are open-pollinated (OP) so that you too can save and share seed from these plants!