Coriander Growing Guide

Coriander

Crop Rotation Group

Umbelliferae (Carrot and root family) 

Soil

Average, well drained soil amended with compost.

Position

Full sun to partial afternoon shade.

Frost tolerant

Can tolerate mild frost.

Feeding

Not required.

Companions

Potatoes, Basil, Mint and Tansy.

Spacing

Single Plants: 20cm (7") each way (minimum)
Rows: 15cm (5") with 25cm (9") row gap (minimum)

Sow and Plant

Start seeds indoors in individual containers, or sow seeds outdoors 1cm (half an inch) deep and 5cm (2 in) apart. Gradually thin seedlings to proper spacing, and eat your thinnings. Older seedlings are difficult to transplant successfully.
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.

Notes

Harvesting

Can harvest leaves, or leave to flower and produce seeds which can be ground.

Planting and Harvesting Calendar

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Pests which Affect Coriander