Lemon Grass Cymbopogon Citratus Plant

$7.99 sales tax

Plants for sale are Cymbopogon citratus “Lemon Grass”. Plants for sale are betwen 8-24″ tall. A clumping subtropical grass with a fruity lemon smell and taste. A staple for oriental cooking, and teas. Lemon grass is a perfect candidate for contain..

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Description

Plants for sale are Cymbopogon citratus Lemon Grass

Plants for sale are between 8-24″ tall. A clumping subtropical grass with a fruity lemon smell and taste. Cymbopogon Citratus Lemon Grass is a staple for oriental cooking, and teas. Lemon grass is a perfect candidate for container growing in colder climates simply cut it back and bring in for the winter. Flowering is infrequent but blooms from August through September.

Ships to the continental United States only. We recommend using only Bio Spectrum organic fertilizer located in our store.

Cymbopogon citratus Lemon Grass Plant Care

Lemon Grass soil requirements and planting instructions

First, mix together the following:

60 percent potting soil

20 percent peat moss

20 percent coarse sand and a handful of perlite

Then, place this mixture in a pots, beds or garden and plant your Lemon Grass.

When planting Lemon Grass in the landscape plant at 3′ apart. Proper site preparation ensures years of growth and once established they will not require weed control. Soil Ph should be around 6.0-7.0

light conditions and Zoning

When making a site selection keep your plant in an area that has medium or full light.

This species of Lemon Grass is considered hardy at zones 8-10

Watering, Fertilizer, Pests and diseases

If using drip irrigation allow soil to dry slightly between watering. Do not over water. Lemon Grass is very drought tolerant.

This mild feeder loves an organic fertilizer N-P-K ratio or 5-5-5 or lower.

Pests or diseases are few and far between.

General Info

Produces small white flowers in the spring spring and summer. blooms are white.

Lemon Grass is also referred to as lemon root, Cymbopogon flexuosus, Cochin grass, Malabar grass, Malayalam, inchippullu, West Indian lemon grass, Cymbopogon citratus, serai, sereh, tanglad, gavati chaha,

Growers generally grow Lemon Grass from shoots, seeds and tissue culture.

There are several different varieties of Lemon Grass.