Plant Care Cliantro


4.5 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Cliantro has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Cliantro has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves


Coriandum sativum

How to care for Cliantro


How often to water your Cliantro

Water needs for Cliantro
0.5 cups
every 7

Cliantro needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Calculate water needs of Cliantro

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Cliantro in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cliantro: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cliantro may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Cliantro

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cliantro: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cliantro after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Cliantro



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Cliantro has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 5
Cliantro has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Cliantro has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Cliantro has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Cliantro has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Cliantro has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Victorious avatar
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 365 XP

Wonderful aroma! Can be planted with other herbs with drainage. Great indoor and outdoor addition.

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Lunarlea avatar
leaf-1 45 Plants
xp 1,621 XP
globe Denver, Colorado

I wouldn’t recommend cilantro to beginners, unless those beginners want to be combating pests CONSTANTLY. This thing attracts aphids like no other and the small thin leaves make it especially difficult to tackle the pest problem.

Pest magnet Pest magnet

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