Wilting Cilantro - Knowledgebase Question

Sonora, CA
Avatar for shondam
Question by shondam
September 14, 1998
I have a container garden that has different forms of herbs in it including cilantro. This morning the cilantro had all wilted and turned yellow. All the other herbs look healthy and are doing fine. What happened?

Answer from NGA
September 14, 1998
Cilantro is one of those annual herbs that keeps growing as long as you keep cutting it back. If it's allowed to flower and go to seed, the plant will die. To complicate matters, Cilantro will bolt if the weather is too warm. It's best to sow seeds at two week intervals and keep the leaves cut back, (or regularly picked off the plant), to prolong the life of your cilantro plants. Try sowing more seeds now - new plants will produce until frost nips the leaves.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Murky and is called "Supertunias"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.