I live in FL and find it impossible to grow cilantro. Any tips?

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I live in FL and find it impossible to grow cilantro. Any tips? Should I try growing cilantro indoors?


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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 04, 2017
    gardeningsolutions.ifus.ufl.edu/plants/edibles/vegetables/cilantro.html

  • Shoshana Shoshana on Apr 05, 2017
    If you're growing cilantro in Florida it's best to do so in the fall or winter since it will tend to quickly flower and go to seed once the days get warm and long.

  • Dfm Dfm on Apr 05, 2017
    it's growing in a 12 inch pot in my basement. the basement average temp is about 50-60 degrees. when it goes out side for the summer it will bolt and re seed itself.

  • Carmen Carmen on Apr 05, 2017
    She's in Florida. No basements.

  • Mkds47katz Mkds47katz on Apr 05, 2017
    I have an old footed bathtub in my overgrown backyard. It is 80% shaded and all of my herbs grow there. Cilantro has a shorter season but reseeds quite well.

  • Mal20775059 Mal20775059 on Apr 05, 2017
    cllantro is a cold weather crop. In Fl. It grows in Nov. through April Or May . Split the seeds in two by little crushing and both the parts grow. Takes about 15 days for germination. Grows fully in a month and then flowers and goes to seeding. It reseeds itself well if left alone. In North I always had cilantro even in the snow . When it dies out, come back well by early spring, when weather startsk warming up. Hope this is helpful as cilantro is very necessary in Indian cooking, and has tremendous health benefits.