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"An excellent plant to use in edible landscapes is lemon grass or Cymbopogon citratus. Lemon grass has tropical origins and thrives in full sun, warm summers, and rich soil with plenty of moisture. The outer stalks are too tough for eating, but the inner stalks can be chopped or brewed into tea.
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Lemon grass is a clumping perennial or annual that is commonly grown in herb gardens or containers. A versatile and popular grass for ornamental and culinary uses, it features a dense clump of foliage that adds beauty and fragrance to any area.
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Name Story

West indian lemon grass
This species is one of several types of lemongrass commonly cultivated for its culinary value. The lemon-like, citrusy flavor and scent are reflected in the common name, as well as the specific epithet, citratus. Names aside, though, it bears no relation to actual lemon trees.

Interesting Facts

Lemon grass is a well-known grass for culinary flavoring purposes. It also gets used in teas and other drinks. When distilled to essential form, lemon grass oil is enjoyed for its scent, and may have insect-repellant properties (though this has yet to be conclusively determined).

Symbolism

Love, desire, hope, pity, pleasure

Characteristics

Plant Type
Grass
Lifespan
Perennial

Bloom Time
Summer, autumn

Plant Height
1 m to 2 m
Spread
60 cm to 90 cm
Habitat
Tropical grasslands
Flower Color
YellowGreenBrown
Leaf Color
BlueGreen

Conditions Requirement


Sunlight
Full sun to partial sun

Care Guide


Water
Average water needs, watering when the top 3 cm of soil has dried out.


Fertilization
Fertilization once in spring.


Pruning
Trim the diseased, withered leaves once a month.


Planting Time
Spring, summer


Harvest Time
All year around


Propagation
Sowing, Division


Potting Suggestions
Needs excellent drainage in pots."

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