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Botanical name:- Coriandrum Sativum
|Scientific name||Coriandrum sativum|
|Temperature requirement||25-35 °C|
|Watering||Water everyday &keep moist|
|Pests||Thrips, aphids and whiteflies|
|Pet friendliness||Not hazardous|
|Maximum plant height||45-60 cm|
|Potting mix||Potting soil/red soil/manure/perlite|
|Pot requirement||Good drainage&repot every 1-2 years|
|Nutrition||Apply manure for first 15 days and npk for next 15 days|
|Pruning & training||Remove dead & diseased leaves with sterile shears|
|Common color & season|
|Description||Coriander is an annual herb plant used as a spice in kitchen. It is mostly grown for its fruit and green leaves to provide flavor in dishes. Dry seeds of coriander contain essential oils which are used in confectionary, to mask offensive odours in pharmaceutical industry and for flavoring liquors. Green leaves are good source of vitamin c and are used for making chutney, soups and sauces etc. Coriander also has good medicinal value..This plant does not grow well in humid, wet climates. When exposed to hot weather, it is likely to quickly flower and then die. In singapore, it is better to grow this herb in well-drained soil where it receives morning sun but is protected from intense afternoon sun. Seeds may take 8 to 14 days to germinate. Depending on varieties, the plant may take 45 to 75 days to reach suitable harvest size. Once the plants reach 20 cm tall or the desired size, they are ready for harvesting. Harvest 5 to 7 cm of the young shoots to allow the plant to grow new leaves for continual harvesting.|
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