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Mexican Culantro, Common

Short Description

This cilantro relative, sometimes called 'Saw Tooth Mint' is a staple in many Caribbean and Latin dishes.

Full Description

Cook's Garden Favorite. 30-60 days. Culantro has the same earthy fragarnace and flavor of cilantro but with a great pungency. Can be used in marinades, soups, stews, atop salads, and in any other way cilantro would commonly be used.
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Product properties

Sun The amount of sunlight this product needs daily in order to perform well in the garden. Full sun means 6 hours of direct sun per day; partial sun means 2-4 hours of direct sun per day; shade means little or no direct sun.

Full Sun

Days To Maturity The average number of days from when the plant is actively growing in the garden to the expected time of harvest.

30-60 days

Life Cycle This refers to whether a plant is an annual, biennial or perennial. Annuals complete their life cycles in one year; biennials produce foliage the first year and bloom and go to seed the second year; perennials can live for more than two years.

Annual

Height The typical height of this product at maturity.

4-6 inches

Spread The width of the plant at maturity.

8-12 inches

Additional Uses Additional ways in which the product may be used in the garden.

Container Plant

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May 01, 2017

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Item 22364 cannot ship to: AA, AE, AK, AP, AS, AZ, CN, FM, GU, HI, MH, MP, PR, PW, VI
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Sun
Full Sun
Days To Maturity
30-60 days
Life Cycle
Annual
Height
4-6 inches
Spread
8-12 inches
Additional Uses
Container Plant
Sow Method
Direct Sow
Planting Time
Spring, Summer
Thin
6 inches
Mexican Culantro, Common is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fantastic flavor, but failed to thrive I first encountered culantro (aka chadon beni) on a recent trip to Trinidad, and was delighted to be able to buy plants for my garden. The plants looked pretty good and tasted amazing, but unfortunately never got much larger than they were when the arrived; they never grew to look anything like the photo on this posting. It was a rough summer season though, so I'm going to give them another shot under better conditions next year.
Date published: 2016-09-15
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