Lemongrass - Indian Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Flexuosus) Malabar Cybopogon Indian Lemon Grass Herb

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Lemongrass, Indian Lemongrass – Malabar (Cymbopogon Flexuosus) Malabar Cybopogon Indian Lemon Grass Herb


Height: 60-90 cm

Fast growing fragrant herb tastes and smells of lemons; best used fresh. Cut the top leafy portions off and crush for teas; used the bottom part of the stalk for food flavouring.

  • Full sun
  • Prefers rich well draining soil
  • Start seeds indoors in March; transplant into containers when they are 7 cm tall and set out in early June.
  • Germinates @ 8 C; naturally low in germination because of imperfect pollination. This is a challenge to grow; moisture is key until well established.
  • Great for containers; bring inside before first frost to continue harvesting during the winter.
  • Attracts bees; lemongrass is very similar to the queen bee's scent. 

  • Seed Count: 200