Tropical Gardening Helpline: These cilantro-like varieties last longer in Hawaii

Culantro is often confused with cilantro by name and flavor but is a different plant better suited to tropical gardens. (Photo courtesy /
The Porophyllum coloratum papalo is a small leafed herb that mimics the flavor of coriander. (Courtesy

Ronnie asks: I have tried growing cilantro but it seems to bolt really quickly here. Is there another plant with a similar flavor that will last longer in my Hawaiian garden?