Description For Coriander Seeds
How to grow Coriander from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: Coriander is a great source of dietary fiber, iron, manganese, and magnesium. Its leaves have traces of Vitamin C, K and protein. They contain small amounts of calcium, phosphorous, niacin, potassium, thiamine, and carotene.
Botanical Name: Coriandrum sativum
Sowing Season: Throughout the year. Best grown in winter.
Sowing method: Sow the seeds directly in raised beds or containers.
Sowing container: Use a shallow container with a minimum depth of 5 inches & bigger spread area (according to available space & requirement) like trays or crates.
Sowing medium: 2 part garden soil & 1 part any Organic Manure or 1 part garden soil, 1 part Coco Peat & 1 part Vermicompost.
Steps for seed sowing (Seed starting) in a container:
Growth stages of Coriander Plant:Germination: Seeds will germinate within first six days or even much earlier & tiny seedlings will be visible with first leaves.
How to take care for Coriander Plant:Sunlight: Coriander requires partial sunlight (3-4 hours) in summer & it can withstand full sunlight in winters. So place your containers accordingly.
Watering: Water your Coriander container / raised bed every day in the form of a light shower with a watering can. Sprinklers can be placed outdoors.
Manuring: As mentioned earlier, add good quality organic manure in the soil with 2:1 ratio before sowing seeds. Organic fertilizer can be well rotten cow dung manure, farmyard manure, compost or vermicompost.
Plant care: Always look for the early signs of any insect/fungal infection/ any other infections. Spray appropriate medicines as soon as any symptoms of such diseases are spotted.
Microgreens: If you plan to grow microgreens coriander, Grow it indoors in flat containers. Sow-scatter the seeds in a crowded manner. You can harvest it in 10-15 days by uprooting the baby plants.
Harvesting: About 30 days after sowing, Coriander can be harvested by cutting the mature leaves using a scissor and leaving the tender growing base of the plant for the next harvest. This way you can harvest for 4-5 times in intervals of 25-30 days.
|No.of Seeds||Approx. 648 to 720 Seeds in 6 gm, 11880 to 12000 Seeds in 100 gm|
|Net Weight||6 gm to 100 gm|
|Seed Rate||60 Kg/Ha|
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||15 cm x 20 cm|
|Germination Time||6 to 8 days from sowing|
|Fertilizer||Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g per plant. Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g per plant.|
|Season of Sowing||All year Round|
|Yield||10 to 15 ton/Ha|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 100 g|
|Product Height||15 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|