Lemongrass- East Indian
- 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".
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Raise seedlings or sow direct|
|When:||Spring, summer and autumn|
|Germination:||7-14 days @ 20-30°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost Tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil.|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||75-85 days|
(Product number: E8-07)
Seeds per gram: 2000 seeds
|Botanical name:||Cymbopogon flexuosus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||60 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||2000|
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