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.
|Plant Height||36 inch (91 cm)|
|Plant Spread ||5 inch (13 cm)|
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name || horse balm|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||2.00 to 4.00 feet|
|Flower Colour ||Light yellow|
|Bloom Time ||August to September|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and careMosquito 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.
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 ||Part shade|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||27/21 or 32/27C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Citronella special feature
Best grown in woodland, native plant or wildflower gardens.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Citronella ?
Citronella is commonly known as horse balm
How tall do Citronella grow?
On average Citronella grows 2.00 to 4.00 feet
What color are Citronella ?
A Citronella plant bears flowers of color Light yellow
When Citronella blooms?
With enough light, Citronella may produce Light yellow flowers in August to September
How hard is Citronella to grow?
A Citronella is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Citronella need?
A Citronella prefers Part shade
How much water does a Citronella need?
A Citronella prefers watering Medium
What kind of soil does a Citronella need?
A Citronella prefers well-drained soil
What temperature does a Citronella like?
A Citronella prefers 27/21 or 32/27C
How often should I fertilize my Citronella ?
To encourage Citronella growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
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