Oriya, Punjabi & Santhali: Dhania,
Telegu: Dhaniyalu; Malyalam:
is well suited to growing on a range of soils, but
it performs best on well-drained loam and sandy-loam
soils. Suitable pH ranges are from 4.5 to 8.0, with
an optimum of 6.3.
the seeds directly into the soil at a shallow depth.
The container should be about 12” wide and
6” in depth.
you are planting for seeds the plant only 1 plant
in a pot. If growing for the leaf, then the pot
can be filled with plants.
requires cool climate during growth stage and warm
dry climate at maturity.
plant needs to be grown in a place that receives
lot of sunlight.
the crop is heat loving, it has an optimum growing
temperature of 18° C.
careful not to over water the plant.
does not respond well to high humidity.
plant does not require staking.
liquid fertilizer to the plant once a fortnight.
|Pest and Problems:
are numerous other pests and diseases that affect
coriander such as grasshoppers, aphids, sclerotinia,
aster yellows, and puccinia rust
grows up to three feet tall. Its leaves are either
tiny white or tiny purplish and are in clusters.
leaves can be picked any time with they are about
10cms in length.
the seeds, cut the flower stems as the seeds start
to smell ok. If not done at the right time, the
seeds just disappear. Cover bunches of about 6 heads
together in a paper bag tie in up and hang it upside
down in warm, dry and airy place. Leave it for about
2 weeks and the seed should have all come off then
stick them in an airtight container an old jam jar
or something will suffice.
plant should be protected from hot, dry winds during
flowering (anthesis) as it can lead to the dropping
of flowers, resulting in substantial yield reduction.
The seed can be used externally
as a poultice and is thought to relieve rheumatism
and painful joints. It stimulates appetite.
here to buy seeds for this plant.