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Coriandrum sativum 'Confetti' (Coriander'Confetti')Herb Plant

£3.50

Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Coriander'Confetti' RHS AGM (Coriandrum sativum 'Confetti') Herb in 9cm pot

As a plant, this delicate annual, growing to 60cm, prefers to grow from seed without disturbance of the tap root. Coriander Confetti’s leaves have the appearance of carrot tops, and are less inclined to bolt and go to seed than common coriander. Coriander confetti, however, retains the distinctive aromatic flavour of coriander.

Early watering is recommended, and a warm sunny position is a must to ensure healthy and robust growth. It is ideal to ensure continued availability of fresh leaves, that a system of rotational planting is employed.

A small white cluster of flowers appears in summer, which will mature to become the seed. The weight of the seed may require staking of the plant, but the effort is worth it as the flavour and fragrance of home-grown seed is far superior to anything available commercially. The seeds will have a citrus aroma, which will indicate maturity, at which point the entire seed head can be harvested and stored in a paper bag.

Awarded the RHS AGM as featured in the article in The Garden magazine by Jekka McVicar VMH 

Herb Usage

Used extensively in Eastern cooking, coriander has become synonymous with the spicy food associated with that part of the world, particularly as a leaf garnish. Also known as Chinese parsley or cilantro, coriander produces seeds which are an aromatic addition to the chef’s arsenal, as they form a major constituent of Garam Masala, chutneys etc, as well as flavouring the sweeter apple pies, cakes and biscuits.

Buy Coriander 'Confetti' Online

Our potted Coriander'Confetti' herb plants are generally available to buy online between May and September.

 

Coriandrum sativum 'Confetti' (Coriander'Confetti')Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun
Soil Type Free draining soil
Flower Colour White
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm
Latin Name Coriandrum sativum 'Confetti'
Hardiness RHS rating H1c - Heated Greenhouse
Culinary Asian
Scented Foliage
Medicinal/Cosmetic Aromatherapy
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features None
Type of Garden Container/Patio
  • 5
    Coriander

    Posted by Mrs Anne Byrne on 11th Jun 2020

    A simply wonderful plant which is thriving. Excellent flavour from just a few leaves and flowers. Superior to anything you can buy from a supermarket.

  • 5
    A favourite culinary herb...

    Posted by Hil on 7th May 2020

    Arrived with a larger order, beautifully packed and in excellent condition.. planted it on, into a larger pot and it is thriving. Wonderful in carrot and coriander soup or in a home made Indian dish :)