- Lemon Grass is a fragrant herb which is increasingly being used in teas, beverages, herbal medicines.
- 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.
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.
Plant Height 20-30cms*above specifications are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10% Common Name Lemongrass, silky heads, gavati chaha, oil grass Maximum Reachable Height 2 to 4 feet Difficulty Level Easy to grow
Lemon Grass Uses
- The plant is used for an ornamental purpose
- Lemon Grass is a fragrant herb that 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 has commonly seen much smaller