Cymbopogon (Lemon Grass) – Plant

179.00

Description

Lemongrass is a tropical herb packed with strong citrus flavor. In the garden, lemongrass forms a tall, grassy clump 3 to 5 feet tall. Its appearance rivals that of many ornamental grasses and can easily fulfill a similar role in the landscape. This grows well in a dormant state in a cool, dark spot indoors, or you can grow it as an indoor herb through winter in colder zones. It can be used in teas, sauces, and soups.

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Highlights

Medicinal Yes

Indoor Yes

Maintenance Low

Flower  No

Parts Of Plant Used Leaves

Specifications

Size

1 to 2 Feet


Water

Do check the soil before watering . A plant will use different amounts of water seasonally. It should stay moist. If the soil is becoming light brown, it should be sprayed with water. Ideally water them every alternate day for roots to get optimum supply. Don’t overwater your plants. The most common cause of houseplant death is over watering.


Sunlight

Ideally keep these plants at a place which gets 3-4 hours of morning/evening indirect sunlight atleast few times a week. Don’t give them direct sunlight otherwise there leaves may get burnt.Avoid temperature shock for better growth.


Fertilizer

Put manure every 5-6 months for better results.


Medicinal Benefit

Lemongrass is used for treating digestive tract spasms, stomachache, high blood pressure, convulsions, pain, vomiting, cough, achy joints, fever, the common cold, and exhaustion. It is also used to kill germs and as a mild astringent.


Pot

8″ inch plastic pot recommended.

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