Slow Bolt | Coriander Seed
$6.39 – $243.08 AUD excl gst
A slow bolting version of this herb. Most popular in Asian and Middle Eastern cookery
Large flat light green aromatic leaves
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-10 days at 18-21C
SOWING: Direct seed (recommended) – Direct seed spring through late summer. Sow 1-2 seeds per 25mm, 6-12mm deep in rows 30-45cm apart. For leaf harvest, there is no need to thin, as coriander continues to grow well even when sown thickly. For seed production, thin to stand 5-10cm apart. Successive sowings can be done every 2-3 weeks for continual harvest of leaves.
LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun. In most locations, bolting is likely in the heat of midsummer.
PLANT HEIGHT: 30-45cm.
PLANT SPACING: 5-10cm.
HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.
HARVEST: Leaves may be harvested once the plants have become established and before flowering begins. Mature seeds are produced about 3 months after planting and are harvested when dry on the plant.
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Does best in rich, well-drained soil.