Also called Chinese parsley, cilantro has a thousand uses in the kitchen. 'Long Standing' in particular has excellent flavor, improved leafiness and, as the name infers, it is slow-to-bolt. Add a sprig to chicken soup or add chopped leaves to Mexican, Caribbean, or Asian dishes. The crushed seeds add intriguing flavor to stews, beans, and cookies. Can be grown indoors for fresh cilantro leaves year-round. Cilantro grows best in cool temperatures.
Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum
Plant Dimensions: 12"–24" tall, 6"–12" wide
Variety Information: 'Long Standing' has excellent flavor, improved leafiness and when hot weather arrives, is slower to bolt (prematurely go to seed) than other varieties.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Attributes: Good for Containers, Attracts Beneficial Insects