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Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus)


Culinary

Medicinal

Tender Perennial
Height: 2 - 3 feet
Aspect: Full sun
Soil Type: Well drained
Uses: Culinary
Care: Stand outside in large container in summer. Bring into warm over winter
Usually available: Usually May - September
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 6 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus)

Lemon Grass – Cymbopogon citratus

Lemon Grass – Cymbopogon citratus is a much sought after lemon scented tropical grass. A culinary plant particularly known for its use in Asian recipes.

Move plants to a heated greenhouse or conservatory over the winter because it is not hardy and keep plants fairly dry.

£2.50

32 in stock

Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is LEVEL 6 – Not hardy – requires a heated environment over winter months such as the house

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Tender Perennial

Colour

No flower

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

Yes but large container

Culinary Herbs

Desserts, Drinks, Fish, Pork, Poultry, Sauces, Oils and Vinegars, Soups

Scented

Fruity

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

L

Width / Spread

1'

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