Growing Calendar for Coriander Seeds - Calypso
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Calypso is the first cut ‘n' come again coriander. A breakthrough in the herb-growing world and so useful for continual supplies of coriander as and when you need it for tasty curries and vibrant side-salads.
Grow Calypso in beds and borders or even better, grow it in pots, near the kitchen, so that you can just cut whatever you need, whenever you need it, to add to your favourite dishes.
It is very slow to bolt which makes it good to grow in colder parts of the UK and areas that are prone to variable weather. Stems grow from the base of the plants which enables you to get at least four cuts from every sowing.
In each packet you get 100 seeds for a potential 100 plants, in turn for a potential 400 cuts of coriander. Think of the savings you make growing your own rather than forking out for expensive packs of coriander at the supermarket. We recommend you keep an eye out for slugs when growing and place down pellets.
For the organic grower top dress with Westland Smart Cover – a soil with textures abhorrent to slugs.
The first ''cut and come again'' Coriander.
Sow Indoors: February-May ½in (1cm) deep in clean trays or modules of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Sow Outdoors: May-July ½in (1cm) deep direct in harvest location or in clean module trays of firm pre watered compost. Keep soil moist at all times.
Thin Out: 1in (2cm) apart.
Plant Out: May-June. Harden off young plants before planting out into the required harvest position 2in (5cm) apart when risk of frost has passed.
Harvest: April -September. Calypso has a low growing point, trim young leaves as soon as they are large enough to handle with scissors and the plant will rejuvenate up to four times.
Annual herb. All parts of the plant are edible.
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