Cilantro is from the same family as celery and carrots, cilantro has high carotenoid (antioxidant) levels, which protect cell from free radicals.
It has high levels of vitamin A, which is good for the immune system, good vision and the growth of children.
It also helps reduce inflammation.
Care & Harvest:
Days to sprout: 5 – 21 days
Matures in: 50-55 days to leaf harvest; 90-105 days to seed
Taste it for: 4 – 8 weeks
- Once the plant reaches 6 inches, you can begin trimming larger outer leaves. Ensure you harvest only up to a third of the height of the plant at a time, to ensure it continues growing.
- Prune your cilantro often to boost new growth.