Burpee Herbs 'Cilantro Santo'
Fast to grow. slow to bolt. A must for Mexican dishes.
Height: 12-24 in
The leaves can be cut at any time. Use the upper, new, finely cut leaves in cooking, but not the mature, lower ferny-type leaves. Cilantro is not normally saved and dried like other culinary herbs since it loses almost its entire flavor when dried.
Growing Tips for Homeowners:
Santo is fast growing with broad, celery-like stems that are perfect for bunching. Its unmistakable sharp scent and taste have made it the staple herb in salsa and other Mexican dishes.Cilantro prefers full sun and grows up to 24 in. (60 cm) tall.
Characteristics & Attributes:
- Full Sun