30 (50)cm, Coriander or Cilantro is an annual aromatic herb native from North Africa to Southwestern Asia. The leaves are broadly lobed to feathered. The leaves have a unique taste and are used fresh in soups and various dishes throughout the Middle East, the Mediterranean, Latin America, Southeast Asia and Africa. The dry and ground, fresh or roasted seeds have a completely different, spicy, nut-like, warm taste and are used throught the world in curries, soups, meat dishes, etc. Easily cultivated in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. VI-VIII.