Saw Tooth Coriander
Synonyms: Eryngium antihystericum
- Biennial to 15cm
- Culinary herb
Small slow growing plant producing a rosette of mid-green toothed leaves to 15cm long. Used as a herb for seasoning and marinating. Popular in Caribbean and Cuban cuisine. Can be used fresh or dried. Often used as a substitute for coriander but has a much stronger flavour. Has a history of medicinal uses. Also known as "Culantro", "Recao", "Shalow beni", "Mexican Coriander", "Spiritweed", "Long Coriander" or "Perennial Coriander".
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Raise seedlings or sow direct|
|When:||Spring and summer|
|Germination:||14-28 days @ 25-28°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Tender Biennial|
|Position:||Shade, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||80-90 days|
(Product number: E8-03)
Seeds per gram: 2800 seeds
|Botanical name:||Eryngium foetidum|
|Botanical synonyms:||Eryngium antihystericum|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||150 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||2800|
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