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Citronella - Plant

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Description

Citronella is a perennial clumping grass which grows to a height of five to six feet.

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 Specifications

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 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.

    Citronella 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 Part shade
    Watering Medium
    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.

    Citronella uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
    • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area