Culantro (Mexican Cilantro)

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Eryngium foetidum
Mexican Culantro has a earthy cilantro fragrance and flavor, it can be used in anyway that cilantro is traditionally used such as soups, stews, and salads. It makes an excellent topping for pork or tacos. The flavor is strong and when used in recipes that call for cilantro you will only need half the amount. Harvest the long leaves frequently and store them unwashed in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.
Product Details
Botanical Name Eryngium foetidum
Common Name Culantro (Mexican Cilantro)
Family Apiaceae
Foliage Type Herbaceous
Mature Height 6" - 1'
Mature Width 6" - 1'
Preferred Zones Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 10, Zone 11, Zone 12
Bloom Time July - August
Bloom Type Non-Flowering
Preferred Soil Type Rich Moist Soil
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Drought Tolerance Medium
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    Average Annual Low Temp (°F)

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    Below -50°F
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    -50°F to -40°F
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    -40°F to -30°F
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    -30°F to -20°F
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    -20°F to -10°F
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    -10°F to 0°F
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    0°F to 10°F
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    10°F to 20°F
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    20°F to 30°F
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    30°F to 40°F
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    40°F to 50°F
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