Lemon Grass is a fragrant herb which is increasingly being used in teas, beverages, herbal medicines.
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About 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.

Plant Specifications

Plant Height19 inch (48 cm)
Plant Spread 7 inch (18 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Lemon grass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, gavati chaha, oil grass
Maximum Reachable Height 2 to 4 feet
Flower Colour Yellow
Bloom Time Rarely flowers
Difficulty Level Easy to grow

Planting and care

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.

Lemon Grass 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 Full sun
Watering Medium
Soil Well-drained soil
Temperature 40 degrees F
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Lemon Grass special feature

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.

Lemon Grass uses

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Lemongrass good for skin?

Lemongrass contains Vitamin A and C it works hard to keep your skin glossy and helps to minimize your pores as well as keep your oil levels balanced. Note: The above information is general guidelines be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application of plant or plant parts.

Does Lemongrass multiply?

Yes, Lemongrass is generally multiplied from stem cuttings.

Can Lemongrass grow in shade?

Generally, Lemongrass can grow outdoor in sunlight (1-3 hrs) and natural bright light for rest of the day but it can also grow in only natural indirect bright light.

What is Lemongrass good for?

Lemongrass is good for your skin, hair as well as it is useful to lose weight, maintain sugar and cholesterol levels. It is also useful in cold and cough. Note: The above information is general guidelines be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application of plant or plant parts.

How do i grow Lemongrass?

You can grow lemongrass in the ground or in the pot. Select the 6-7 inch pot, at the base add some soil and keep the plant in the center of the pot and fill the pot with soil, water the plant when soil in the pot (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Keep the pot in natural indirect bright light and move gradually to more brighter location that receives 1-2 hours of direct sunlight.

Is Lemongrass safe for dogs?

Yes, Lemongrass is safe for dogs but that is not the dog food.

When to plant lemon grass?

You can plant Lemongrass in the spring season.

Why Lemongrass repels insects?

Lemongrass repels insects due to the strong scent of its essential oil.

Which Lemongrass repels mosquitoes?

All Lemongrass varieties can repel the mosquitoes

What Lemongrass tea good for?

Lemongrass tea helps you to lose weight. As well as it is also useful in cold and cough. Note: The above information is general guidelines, be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application of plant or plant parts.

How Lemongrass repels mosquito?

Mosquito repels because of Lemongrass contains citronella oil and musk.

Is Lemongrass edible?

Yes, Lemongrass is edible but don't consume it as raw. You can use its leaves for the making of tea and for medicinal use take advice from Ayurveda practitioner.

Lemongrass is herb?

Yes, Lemongrass is a herb with a distinct lemon aroma and flavor.

Is Lemongrass good for health?

Yes, Lemongrass is very beneficial for health.

Is Lemongrass oil edible?

The Lemongrass oil is very beneficial but its essential oils may be toxic when ingested. You shouldn't ingest Lemongrass essential oil without any medical healthcare practitioners suggestion.

Where to plant lemon grass?

You can grow lemongrass outdoor or indoors where it will get 1-2 hrs of morning sunlight and natural bright indirect light for the rest of the day.

Can Lemongrass be grown indoors?

You can grow lemongrass indoors like on window sill etc. where it will get 1-2 hrs of morning sunlight and natural bright indirect light for the rest of the day.

Will Lemongrass spread?

Yes, Lemongrass can spread but not like a weed.

How to harvest Lemongrass?

Cut the leaves of one-foot tall plant from its base.

Will Lemongrass keep mosquitoes away?

Yes, Lemongrass keep mosquitoes away because it contains essential oil and its aroma help to keep them away.

How Lemongrass helps in weight loss?

Lemongrass tea is used as a detox tea to kick-start your metabolism and help you lose weight. Note: The above information is general guidelines, be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application of plant or plant parts.

Can Lemongrass grow in water?

No, Lemongrass can not grow in water

How to cut Lemongrass?

Cut the leaves with a sharp knife just a couple inches above the tender white part of the stalk.

Is Lemongrass tea good for health?

Yes, Lemongrass tea is very beneficial for health.

Does Lemongrass repel rats?

It does not repel rats but Lemongrass repels bugs or insects due to the scent of its essential oil.

Is Lemongrass oil good for hair?

According to some references, Lemongrass oil benefits for hair include strengthening hair follicles, adding shine, relieving scalp irritation and itchiness, and reducing dandruff. Note: The following information is general guidelines, be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application or plant or plant parts.

Is lemon grass an annual or perennial?

Lemongrass is a perennial plant.



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Friday, 13 March 2020

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Thursday, 05 March 2020

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Thursday, 06 February 2020

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Tuesday, 08 October 2019

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Monday, 07 October 2019

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Saturday, 05 October 2019

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Saturday, 30 June 2018

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