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PlantFiles: Bolivian Coriander
Porophyllum ruderale subsp. ruderale

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Porophyllum (por-oh-FIL-um) (Info)
Species: ruderale subsp. ruderale

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Category:
Annuals
Herbs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Herbaceous
Aromatic

Other details:
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive throneofyord On Jun 2, 2011, throneofyord from College Station, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

Pretty tender leaf. If you like cilantro, you will love this herb. Tastes like cilantro with a touch of mint, parsley, citrus and floral tones. Complex and compelling.

Grows easily. The pods grow and are visible, and it looks like they never mature. The plant hides them under the growing leaves, and they open like dark dandelions.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

College Station, Texas



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