Lemongrass- East Indian

Cymbopogon flexuosus Open Pollinated

  • Perennial to 70cm
  • Strong lemon flavour

Standard seed packet, 60 seeds

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'Lemongrass- East Indian' seeds

Cymbopogon flexuosus

  • Perennial to 70cm
  • Strong lemon flavour

Perennial to 70cm often grown as an annual in cool climates. This tufted aromatic grass originates from East India and has a strong lemon flavour. Lemongrass is commonly used in Asian cuisine as a flavouring in stir-fry, soups, curries, salads and as a seasoning for chicken and fish dishes. A tea can be made from dried leaves. Fast growing and tolerant of poor soil conditions and drought once established. Also known as "Malabar grass" or "Cochin grass".

Seeds per gram: 2000
Product code: E8-07

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring, summer and autumn
Germination 7-14 days @ 20-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing 45cm
Plant Spacing 25cm
Plant Height 20cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 75-85 days

*Notes: Germination can be erratic.


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