Edible gardening guide

How to grow delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruit at home

21 best crops for your edible garden

Our top picks for veggies and fruits to grow at home, from tomatoes to greens

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Cilantro

Cool-season herb

Tender leaves of this tap-rooted annual are indespensible for flavoring guacamole, salsas, gazpacho, and more.

Cilantro is easy to grow from seed in low, wide bowls; you just snip off outer leaves when plant reach about 8 inches tall. Plants need light shade in hottest climates. All zones. 

Cilantro grows and flowers quickly. Keep it coming by succession planting every couple of weeks.

How to grow cilantro

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