Seeds: Organic Herb – “Pokey Joe Cilantro/Coriander” Variety

$9.95

  • Packet Size: 100 Seeds
  • Days to Maturity: 55 days leaf, 98 days seed
  • Pokey Joe is reputed to be the best tasting cilantro
  • Annual, slow to bolt to seed
  • Sow every couple of weeks
  • Organic seeds grown and harvested in Ontario
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Organic Pokey Joe Cilantro-Coriander Herb Seeds

Grown and harvested in Ontario, organic Pokey Joe Cilantro-Coriander Herb seeds take 55 days to reach maturity in order to harvest the leaves. An annual, slow to bolt to seed. Pokey Joe is reputed to be the best tasting cilantro. Also said to have the best roots for the root-conscious markets. Sow every couple of weeks to ensure a steady supply of fresh, high quality leaves. Popular in Mexican and Asian cooking.

Planting Instructions

Sow seed .6 cm deep outdoors in early spring and continue sowing every two weeks for a continuous supply of fresh cilantro leaves. Sow thickly if cutting plants at the baby leaf stage or space plants 30 cm apart if growing for seed. Allow seeds to turn light brown before harvesting for fresh coriander seed. A great plant for attracting beneficial insects such as bees, syrphidae or wasps to the garden or field

About Organic Seeds

What are organic seeds? An organic seed is an unaltered seed that comes from a purely raised plant with no genetic modification and that has not been affected by chemical applications or additives. Because organic growers are not permitted to use synthetic pesticides on their plants, the plants naturally become adapted to withstand pests and other natural enemies such as harsh weather. They have to, in order to defend themselves. When organic seed is used, the plants have that intrinsic strength. In other words, the flavour, colour, nutrition, and natural defenses are bred into the seed.


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Hawthorn Farm

Hawthorn Farm produces organic seeds for the Canadian climate. All seeds are non-GMO, non-hybrid, and open-pollinated from plants grown in Ontario, Canada.