You should be harvesting cilantro about once a week. If the plant is growing well, you can harvest more often. Either way, you’ll need to harvest the cilantro at least once a week to help stave off bolting.Click to see full answer. Similarly, it is asked, will cilantro grow back after cutting?Cilantro is unlike many other popular herbs, such as parsley and basil. It prefers cooler temperatures and does not regrow as well after harvest. Cilantro is frequently harvested only once. However, it can regrow a second time, albeit not as efficiently as the first.Also, how do you harvest cilantro without killing the plant? To harvest coriander seeds (the seeds that form on your cilantro), there are a few options: Pull or cut the entire plant. Hang dry upside down in brown paper bag. Seeds should drop on their own. Hand pick the seeds. Lay out to dry. Trim pods of seeds off the plant. Secondly, when can I harvest cilantro? Cilantro plants should be spaced about 6 to 8 inches apart. To harvest fresh cilantro all season, make successive sowings every 2 to 3 weeks starting in late spring. From the time of sowing seed, cilantro leaves can begin to be harvested in about 3 to 4 weeks. Cilantro seeds can be harvested in about 45 days.How do you keep cilantro alive?3 Fill a jar or a water glass partially with water and place the stem ends of the herbs into the water in the jar. 4 If you are storing the herbs in the refrigerator, cover loosely with a plastic bag. Cilantro loves cool temperatures and should be stored in the refrigerator.