Lemongrass- East Indian

Cymbopogon flexuosus


Standard seed packet, 60 seeds

$1.75
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Lemongrass- East Indian

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".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings or sow direct
Sowing Depth: 52mm
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)
Row Spacing: 45cm
Plant Spacing: 25cm
Plant Height: 20cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil.
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 75-85 days
*Notes: Germination can be erratic.

(Product number: E8-07)
Seeds per gram: 2000 seeds


SKU E8-07
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Botanical name: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 60 seeds
Seeds per gram: 2000

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