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About This Plant...
Genus and species:
Height and width:
12-36 inches high; 6-8 inches wide
Location and soil:
sun or partial shade; tolerates poor soil
seeds in curries, poultry stuffing, soups, stews, and sauces, desserts, baking, candy
Time needed to reach transplant size:
does not transplant well
When to transplant to garden:
When to sow outdoors:
after last spring frost
Other Sowing Guidelines...
Approx. germination time:
60 degrees F.
Days to maturity:
Spacing between plants:
Spacing between rows:
pick young fresh leaves at any time; for drying, place leaves on a wire rack in a warm, airy place, then store in an airtight jar
herb is known as cilantro if grown for its leaves
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