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. 1. To propagate take pencil size cutting of well mature stem to a length of 16-18 cm and remove any flowers leaves from it. 2. Then dip bottom of the cutting in rooting hormone, and Place the 3/4 portion cutting into a small container with well-draining soil and water the cuttings. 3. Rooting will start within 1-2 week. Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

Can Lemongrass grow in shade?

Generally, Lemongrass can grow outdoor with 4-6 hours of direct bright light and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

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?

Lemongrass is propagated by stem cuttings. Consider the following points to grow plant. 1. Sunlight- At least 4-6 hours of direct bright light and indirect bright light for rest of the day. 2. Soil- Soil should be well drained, fertile and nutrient rich. 3. Water- Water the plant when 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch. 4. Fertilizer - Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season (June-July). Note - For further details check the product description on nurserylive.com

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(Jan-Feb).

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. Note: The above information is general guidelines, be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application of plant or plant

Lemongrass is herb?

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

Is Lemongrass oil edible?

The Lemongrass oil is very beneficial but its essential oils may be toxic when ingested. Note: The above information is general guidelines, be sure to consult your healthcare adviser before consumption or application of plant or plant

Where to plant lemon grass?

You can grow lemongrass outdoor or indoors where at least 4-6 hours of direct bright light and indirect bright light for rest of the day.

How to harvest Lemongrass?

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

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

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.



Reviews

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

plant got dried up in a week, the effect started immediately from next day. And as promised i was suppose to get a jasmine plant free in the offer, which was not delivered. And its difficult to contact these guys over chat or email. No contact number available.

Vishwas

Saturday, 25 July 2020

Some leaves are green and some leaves are greenish yellow but anyway it looks great!

Balakrishna Rao

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Great plant..looked nice n fresh wen i received ..Highly recommend it!

Aditi Agarwal
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