Coriander / Coriandre / Κόλιανδρος


Common Name: Coriander / Coriandre / Κόλιανδρος

Scientific Name: Coriandrum sativum


Plant’s cycle: Annual

Light Requirement: semi shade and full sun

Soil type: all soil types

Sowing in nursery: -

Direct Planting: April /May, or September

Germination: X days after sowing

Harvest: leaves 30 to 40 days after sowing, Seed after 4months

Spacing: 20cm/30cm/1cm deep  


Flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs)

Pollination: by insects

Plant is self-fertile

Seed preservation: 8 years


Edible Parts: Leaves, Seeds

Medicine: Antidiarrhoeal;  Antihalitosis;  Appetizer;  Aromatherapy;  Aromatic;  Carminative;  Depurative;  Expectorant;  Narcotic;  Stimulant;  Stomachic

Other Uses: Essential Oil;  Fungicide;  Insecticide;  Repellent.

Known Hazards: The plant can have a narcotic effect if it is eaten in very large quantities.