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Coriandrum sativum

Common Name(s): Cilantro; coriander
Family: Apiaceae
Growth Habit: Annual
Growing Days: 35 to 140 (days)
Abs.Max=90° (F)    Opt.Max=77° (F)
Opt.Min=59° (F)    Abs.Min=39° (F)
Precipitation: 16 to 55 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 14° (F)
Soil pH: 5.5 to 7.5
Soil Texture/Type: Medium
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Clear
Naturalized worldwide. Probable origin is Mediterranean. Planted in fall in southern US. Minimum accumulation of 17-1800 C degrees during growing season.
Phytothora, Rhizoctonia
Additive - flavoring, Material - essent oils, Medicinal - folklore
Tropical-wet and dry, steppe and semi-arid, subtropical-dry summer, temperate marine, temperate-continental
Geographical Origin:
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