Coriander Calypso Seeds
Coriander Calypso Seeds
Coriander Calypso Seeds
Coriander Calypso Seeds
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Coriander 'Calypso' Seeds

A grow-your-own star performer for all-year-round aromatic herbs
  • A half-hardy annual – great for outdoor containers or herb gardens, or in a pot on your windowsill
  • Vigorous and bushy plants, bred to be slow bolting
  • Cut and come again – will regrow 3-4 times after cutting
  • A wonderfully aromatic herb for flavouring savoury dishes – or as a garnish or in salads
  • Supplied as a packet of approx. 150 seeds for indoor or outdoor sowing

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Otherwise known as cilantro, or Chinese parsley, this half-hardy annual is great to grow either seasonally outdoors in a container, border or herb garden, or indoors on a light windowsill to ensure a continuous supply of aromatic leaves throughout the year.

Popular in Asian cooking, this versatile and piquant herb will add distinctive flavour to a wide variety of savoury dishes as well as being an interesting garnish or addition to salads.

British-bred and vigorous, this coriander is slow bolting, with a low growing point, creating uniform, bushy plants that are perfectly suited to ‘cut and come again’ cropping and will replenish themselves well at least 3-4 times after cutting. So the real magic of this little packet of seeds is that it will allow you to say goodbye to those frustrating supermarket pot herbs that barely last 2-3 weeks and are reluctant to grow back when cut.

Removing flower stems will prolong the production of young, tender leaves – or you can leave the flowers on if you want to harvest and dry the seeds for culinary use.

Supplied as a packet of approx. 150 seeds ready to sow indoors or outdoors. Grows up to 40cm (16in) height and 25cm (10in) spread, depending on planting position. Harvest outdoors from mid-spring to the end of August, or indoors all year round.

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Item 700021 supplied as:

Supplied as a packet of approx. 150 seeds ready to sow indoors in pots or outdoors in containers, herb gardens or borders.

Performance subject to growing conditions.
Packed in the UK.

Plant Care Information

Perfect In Pots
Perfect In Pots
Plant In Sunshine
Plant In Sunshine
Edible
Edible

Top Tips

  • Great used raw as a garnish or in salads, or to add flavour to curries, soups, tagines and chutneys.
  • When cooking, add the bruised leaves at the last minute to retain maximum flavour.

Care Information

How to grow Coriander ‘Calypso’

Sow outdoors Thinly where they are to crop, 0.5cm (¼in) deep, directly into finely prepared soil that has already been watered. Seedlings usually appear in 14-21 days. Thin seedlings to 20cm (8in) apart. Water well until plants are established. For a continuous supply, sow every 2-3 weeks.

Or to grow indoors Sow 0.5cm (¼in) deep, thinly in small pots of compost. Water well and place in a warm position. A temperature of 15-20°C (60-68°F) is ideal. Plants can be grown on a light windowsill.

Harvesting Pick the leaves as required (outdoor crops from May). Pick a few leaves from each plant. They will regrow for 3-4 cuts. They may be dried or frozen but for best flavour, use fresh.

Aftercare
Keep well-watered to avoid letting the plants run to flower but don’t allow to sit in water. Remove flowering stems to prolong quality leaf production unless you want to harvest the seeds, in which case allow the flowers to remain and seeds to develop.

Planting/Flowering Calendar

Fruiting Time
Sowing Time
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Fully Grown Plant Dimensions (approx)

Plant Dimensions
40 cm
25 cm
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