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Citronella - Plant

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Citronella is a perennial 'clumping' grass which grows to a height of five to six feet.
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Sales price 349
(1 plant)
Plant height : 2 feet (+/- 20%)
Potted in 4 inch black polybag
Item will be shipped by 3 - 5 days
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Description for Citronella

It can be grown directly in the ground in any climate where frost does not occur and it flourishes when receiving direct sunlight. In northern climate zones, people often grow citronella in a large pots that they bring indoors for winter.

Citronella oil is one of the essential oils obtained from the leaves and stems of different species of Cymbopogon. The oil is used extensively as a source of perfumery chemicals such as citronellal, citronellol, and geraniol.

Common name Flower colours Bloom time Height Difficulty
horse balm Light yellow August to September 2.00 to 4.00 feet easy to grow

Planting and care

Mosquito plant is actually a scented geranium. The plant produces a pretty pinkish colored blooms in summer. Plant in spring after the danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed, about the same time you plant tomatoes. Select a location with a little afternoon shade, and space plants 18 to 24 inches apart.

Sunlight Soil Water Temperature Fertilizer
Part shade well-drained soil Medium 27/21 or 32/27C Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Citronella

  • Mosquito plant is actually a scented geranium.
  • The plant produces a pretty pinkish colored blooms in summer.
  • Plant in spring after the danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed, about the same time you plant tomatoes.
  • Select a location with a little afternoon shade, and space plants 18 to 24 inches apart.

Typical uses of Citronella

Special features: Best grown in woodland, native plant or wildflower gardens.

Culinary use: na

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose. Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area.

Medicinal use: na

References

  • https://bonnieplants.com
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/

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4 / 5 Marudadu RajyaLakshmi 01 July 2018
Hope many more to purchase and recommend to buy from this seller without giving room second thought
5 / 5 Rachna Kumari 30 June 2018
perfect gift for your office and home.
5 / 5 Rashi Baghel 30 June 2018
can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?
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