Lemongrass grow and care – herb of the genus Cymbopogon and also known as Lemon grass, Lemongrass perennial evergreen plant, used for the edible leaves and stem and also as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+. Lemongrass leaves
Leaves green and sometimes yellowish, size of the leaf can be 1-2 m, the leaves oblong with sharp edges the top pointes and the bottom is hard structure, Cluster of leaves create a hard texture like stem.
Flower color is white, feathery flowers grow on stem in panicle inflorescence, the plant rarely blooming.
Lemongrass for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Lemongrass growing and care:
Mulch when it’s young, drained soil, humid
What is the best way to start growing? Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes Difficulties or problems when growing: Aggressive, Allelopathy All year (in colder areas better not in the winter) Planting season: Spider Mites Pests and diseases: All year Pruning season: How to prune: Dead leaves Size of the plant: 0.5-2 m, 20-80 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Summer Bloom season: General information about the flower: Flower color is white, feathery flowers grow on stem in panicle inflorescence Pollination is done by: Wind Vegetative Reproduction Vegetative Reproduction Method: Stolons All year Preferred time for vegetative reproduction: 1-3 weeks Time to grow roots in vegetative reproduction: Same treatment as fully grown plant, plus more water Treatment for vegetative reproduction: Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season: All year If cut for the leaves in the base of the leaves if cut for the stems in the near to the ground How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Leaves green and sometimes yellowish, size of the leaf can be 1-2 m, the leaves oblong with sharp edges the top pointes and the bottom is hard structure Uses of Lemongrass leaves: Beverage, Oil, cooked, stir fry Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Edible Parts Edible leaves Edible Stem / Wood Culinary uses Beverage Eaten raw Herbs Spices Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Edible plants Fragrance Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Regularly water Small amounts of water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13