The 'Lemon Grass' Herb Plant is a perennial clumping grass in hot climates, and a requisite flavor ingredient in many Asian and Caribbean cuisines. Also spelled as one word, Lemongrass, it can be used dried or powdered—but its lemony flavor is most pronounced when fresh. Lemongrass can be sliced and added to cooking foods, but most chefs prefer to obtain its sweet-fragranced oils from large, bruised pieces that are removed before serving, since its tough stalks are difficult to chew. Lemongrass adds lemony flavor without the acid of lemons. Lemongrass is commonly used in teas, curries, soups and stir-fries. It is the source of citronella oil, an essential fragrance in the perfume industry. It has a calming effect as a medicinal herb, and is a popular natural mosquito repellant. Like most herbs, Lemongrass thrives in full sun. It prefers sandy, well-drained soil. Under ideal conditions, it will reach heights of 6 feet! Each 3-inch pot contains three Lemon-Grass herb plant.
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Lemon-Grass Herb Plant Care and Growing Information
- Plant Spacing: 40 inches
- Row Spacing: 36
- Sunlight required: Minimum 4 hours; midday sun is best.
- Days to Harvest: 75
- Hardiness Zone: 8-11
We sell the East Indian Lemongrass (cymbopogon flexuosus) vareity becuase it has higher essential oils then the cymbopogon citratus vareity. Otherwise you can not tell the two apart.
All of our 'Lemon Grass' Herb Plants are grown and shipped in fine quality growing medium and are guaranteed to arrive alive and ready to plant.
Ruth W. on 3/25/2016 8:30:07 AM
Comment: Plants arrived in great packaging, alive and well
Ilene R. on 8/7/2015 9:19:15 AM
Comment: I love my lemon grass plant. It arrived in great condition. I've had it about 3 weeks now and it's looking wonderful.
Aaron R. on 6/28/2015 11:28:13 PM
Comment: Shipped promptly. Arrived packaged safely. Is doing great! Replanted in a 6" pot. Will have to go bigger again in fall.
"Wonderful Lemon Grass Herb!"
Jessica S. on 4/5/2015 11:12:54 AM
Comment: I buy one of these every year from Garden Harvest Supply. By the end of the summer it is a huge, wonderful plant and I love using the stems to flavor my stir fries and soups. It is a challenge to dig up the old plant because it sets a strong root system. I love this herb!
"A Great Surprise Lemon Grass"
Connie M. on 8/14/2014 11:21:19 AM
Comment: Sometimes when you go to order plants, etc. on line you can wonder "what" you are really going to get, will it look like the product visually seen on the website; well the answer is YES! I was extremely satisfied with the packing and appearance of the plants that I ordered. They were healthy and are doing great in their new home, my patio area. Thank you for delivering a wonderful product (Plants) and I will recommend your company to all of my gardening family.
Adoniah R. on 6/26/2014 3:12:14 PM
Comment: This herb arrived alive and is still alive.
David B. on 6/15/2014 11:27:15 PM
Comment: We had been searching locally for lemon grass because ours froze last winter. I love lemon grass tea and have others enjoying it as well. We finally went online to see if we could find it, realizing there was not guarantee what we would get through the mail. One of my friends was looking for it as well, so I called her and asked if she wanted to get some with us. The price was very reasonable and our plants came quickly. When we opened the box, we were pleasantly surprised at the container our p... More details
joyce g. on 6/12/2014 9:57:04 PM
Comment: I have been looking for lemon grass like forever in stores here in town I look here and order nice easy fast thank-you
"Great Quality herb plants"
Sheri L on 5/12/2014 11:45:09 AM
Comment: Received the lemon grass plants in perfect condition, looked great and doing very well.
"Outstanding herb plants"
Sheryl H on 5/8/2014 3:25:52 PM
Comment: Great lemon grass plants good size and looks very healthy Will order from this company again. .
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