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When my cilantro withered (sad), I noticed a strange herbal stem grew out of the dirt, but I didn't pay much attention. Until recently, I noticed the plant flourishing and now it appears there is "fruit" thingies on its branches.

Could someone help me identify this please? Thank you!

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This is a flowering stem off your cilantro - the little round things beneath the remains of the flowers are coriander seeds

http://www.vegetariantimes.com/blog/edible-gardening-101-harvesting-coriander-seeds/

You probably didn't notice the flowering stem arriving, and it would have contributed to the rest of the plant withering and dying back.

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  • I see! Marvelous nature! Does that mean I could also plant these seeds at one point and they will grow into cilantros? I'm really new to indoor gardening, thank you for answering my question so quickly!
    – benjaminz
    Jul 29 '16 at 18:59
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    @benjaminz Yea - read the link, tells you how to harvest seeds both for eating and for saving to grow more plants.
    – Bamboo
    Jul 29 '16 at 19:53

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