Lemon verbena growing shrub of the genus Aloysia and also known as Lemon beebrush, Lemon verbena perennial evergreen or semi-deciduous plant and also used as fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 9+.
Lemon verbena leaves
Arrow-shaped leaves, color light green to dark green depending on sun exposure
Flowers color purple, the flowers small grow in clusters.
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Requirements for Lemon verbena growing and care:
More than -2 C
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but recommend
Difficulties or problems when growing:
When the plant young very sensitive
Spring, summer, autumn
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
50-1.8 m, 20-72 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring to early summer
General information about the flower
Small 0.5 mm, purple flowers
Thinning the bloom:
Recommend to thinning as long as there is no need in the seeds
Pollination is done by:
Leaves harvesting season:
All year, in area that temperature is less than 5 C except the winter
How to harvest the leaves?
Cut the leaves with the branch
Information about leaves:
Arrow-shaped leaves, light green to dark old depending on sun exposure
Uses of Lemon verbena leaves:
Beverage, oil, paste