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Lemon Grass - Plant

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Lemon Grass is a fragrant herb which is increasingly being used in teas, beverages, herbal medicines.
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Sales price 299
(1 plant)
Plant height : 2 feet (+/- 20%)
Potted in 6 inch black polybag
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Description for Lemon Grass

Cymbopogon, better known as lemongrass is a genus of Asian, African, Australian, and tropical island plants in the grass family. Some species, are commonly cultivated as culinary and medicinal herbs because of their scent, resembling that of lemons.

This grass grows in dense clumps that can grow to 6 ft in height and about 4 ft in width, although it commonly has seen much smaller. Leaves are strap-like, 1.3 to 2.5 cm wide, to 3 ft long, and have gracefully drooping tips.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
Lemon grass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, gavati chaha, oil grass Yellow Rarely flowers 2 to 4 feet Easy to grow

Planting and care

Although this plant is native to hot and humid areas in Southeast Asia, with proper care, lemongrass can be grown in almost any sunny garden.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Full sun Well-drained soil Medium 40 degrees F Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Lemon Grass

  • You can harvest your lemongrass anytime during the growing season. Choose stalks that are at least half an inch thick and cut them at ground level with a sharp, clean knife.

Typical uses of Lemon Grass

Special features: The stalk is used for cooking, and the leaves are used for teas. Lemongrass tea can be calming and soothing stomachs. A popular tea blend is Sleepy Time Tea, which is a mixture of lemongrass, lavender, and German chamomile flowers.

Culinary use: NA

Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: Lemon Grass is a fragrant herb which is increasingly being used in teas, beverages, herbal medicines, and Eastern inspired soups and other dishes. This grass grows in dense clumps that can grow to 6 ft in height and about 4 ft in width, although it commonly seen much smaller.

References

  • http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Lemon%20Grass.html
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a504
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/care-lemon-grass-21745.html

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