Coriander leaves and seeds are used for salads, soups, asian meals, pickles, chutneys.
Use leaves before flowering and seeds after flowering.
Roots can be cooked as a vegetable in curries.
Medicinally as essential oils in ointments for rheumatic joints. Good for digestion.
- Half hardy annual
- Height 60cm
- Grown for its leaves and its seed. To maintain leaf flavour and prolong foliage growth do not allow coriander to flower
- Full sun position sheltered, warm or sunny windowsill
- Fertile moist but well drained soil
- Remove flowers immediately to encourage fresh young leaves and maintain flavour. Collect seed at end of growing season.