Annual herb with bright green leaves and pinkish white flowers. Hermafrodite, the flowers are in shortly-stalked umbels; scaled bloom, the slender and branched erect stems are 60 to 70 cm high.
The fruits (so-called seeds) are nearly globular, consisting of two halves, single-seeded mericarps,with a very aromatic taste; they are bright green, turning yellowish-brown when ripe.
Coriander plants are grown from seed.
Germination lasts year 4-5.
Direct sowing 10/20 kg./ha.
Depth of sowing cm.1-1,5.
Distance cm. row to row 30/35, plant to plant 8/10.
Sprouting time days 20.
|AMERICAN LONG STANDING
Seed count: 1 g = 98 seeds
Seed count: 1 g = 65 seeds
DURATION OF GERMINATION (YEARS): 4
DAYS NEEDED TO GROW: N. 15-30
UE MINIMUM VALUES FOR SELLING: PURITY 96% - GERMINATION 80%
Quantity of seeds kg./ha. 25/35
Depth of sowing cm. 1
Row to row distance cm. 35/40
Plant to plant distance cm. 10
EDIBLE PART: leaves and seeds.
HARVEST PERIOD: leaves at 40/50 days,seeds at 130/140 days.
PRODUCTION: leaves 20.000 kg./ha. - seeds 1500/2000 kg./ha.
PURPOSE: leaves as dressing in cooking,seeds as spices, food industries (sausages)distiller machines (essential oil), cosmetics (perfumes) industries dealing with liquors and vinegars.
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