Mexico, Central and South America
Pungent cilantro-flavored leaves are used as a seasoning in Central America. In Bolivia it is a key ingredient in a popular salsa called Llajwa.
Source of plant
Nichols Garden Nursery
Gardeners harvest this plant at 10" to 12" for a rich flavor and more tender leaves than on 4 foot plants. Cafes in Mexico often place small branches in vases so diners can add to their beans and tortillas. Cilantro flavored herb; never cooked. Does not bolt.
USDA Hardiness Zone