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Cymbopogon citratus
Lemon Grass
Cymbopogon citratus
Code: 6524Family: PoaceaeGenus: Cymbopogon
Plant Type:Tender Perennial or Annual,Herb
Famous flavor of Thai and Southeast Asian cuisine. A fast growing, grass-like herb; harvest the more mature outer blades for maximum lemony goodness. Makes a great tea on its own or blended with other teas to add that unique citrus flavor.
Blooms: Rarely Blooms
Growth Rate: Fast
Size Range: 4-5' tall x 2' wide
Cultural Information
Sun Sun
Soil: Average,Well-drained,Moist
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Medium
Hardiness Zone: 9,10,11
Cold Hardy to 20° to 30°F
Features and Benefits
Culinary Uses Culinary UsesDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Edible Parts Edible PartsFragrant Fragrant
Good for Tea Good for TeaMedicinal Uses Medicinal Uses
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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