Lemon Grass Seeds - Cymbopogon Flexuosus ,AKA Fever grass, Perennial ! | GARDEN & OUTDOOR

Lemon Grass Seeds - Cymbopogon Flexuosus ,AKA Fever grass, Perennial !

$ 3.95
SKU P17035S

Herb, Lemongrass


A key ingredient in Asian cuisine. lemon grass (Cymbopogon flexuosus), also called Cochin grass or Malabar grass (Malayalam: (inchippullu), is native to Cambodia, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand

* Lemongrass is widely used as a culinary herb in Asian cuisine and also as medicinal herb in India. It has a subtle citrus flavor and can be dried and powdered, or used fresh. * It is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for use with poultry, fish, beef, and seafood. It is often used as a tea in jamaica , African countries such as Togo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Latin American countries such as Mexico.

Product Description
Lemon Grass Seeds - Cymbopogon Flexuosus Seeds lemon grass, lemongrass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass,cha de Dartigalongue, fever grass, tanglad, hierba Luisa or gavati chaha Cymbopogon flexuosus .
This tropical perennial grass is grown as an annual and makes a very handsome ornamental edible. The fibrous leaves have a very strong lemon aroma and are the source of lemongrass oil that is used to flavor candy, ice cream and pastries. Made into a tea, it can help with digestive problems
Lemongrass is a fragrant perennial plant that thrives in warm climates and offers a lemony flavoring to dishes. Lemongrass can grow up to 5 feet tall, either planted in pots and kept indoors in cooler climates or grown outdoors in subtropical or tropical regions. Lemongrass is easy to grow from seed, requiring no special pretreatment in order to germinate
75-100 days. Lemongrass lends a fresh, fine, fragrant lemony tang with hints of ginger and mint. Adds bright, grassy, floral kick to curries, fish, shrimp, soups, stews, marinades and stir-fries. Use a ¼ teaspoon to make a refreshing tea, hot or cold. Or use in place of grated lemon rind in cookie and cake recipes. Lovely grass-like plant grows to 4 ft. in the first year. KITCHEN TIP: Before adding to dishes, slice lemongrass into rings or strips and bruise segment to release the flavor. Freezes well.

Plant in light weight seeds starting mix. Do not cover seeds. Press firm and water. Place containers in garden. Needs light to germinate.
Sowing Method: Direct Sow
Sun: Full Sun
Days to Maturity: 75-100 days
Genus Cymbopogon
Species citratus
Zone 9 - 11
Fruit Color Green
Habit Upright
Plant Height 3 ft - 5 ft
Plant Width 24 in - 3 ft
Additional Characteristics Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Edible, Evergreen, Flower, Fragrance, Herbs, Indoor Growing, Rose Companions, Variegated
Foliage Color Blue Green, Orange
Harvest Season Early Summer, Late Summer, Mid Summer
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist, well-drained
Resistance Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Soil Tolerance Normal, loamy, Sandy
Uses Beds, Border, Containers, Cuisine, Foliage Interest, Hedge, Ornamental, Outdoor

Materials: flavor,dishes,Caribbean fever grass,HERB SEEDS,Lemon Grass,Cymbopogon Flexuosus

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