Lemon-Grass Herb Plant

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 one Lemon-Grass herb plant. More details...
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Product Details

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.

Product Reviews

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"Beautiful - large and healthy"

Frances G-G on 4/10/2014 8:02:58 AM

Comment: This is a beautiful plant. Wish I had purchased another but its lemon grass so easy to split. Is growing wonderfully in the garden has already added 2 inches in a short time since I planted it!

"Lemon Grass"

Tammy B on 4/6/2014 5:01:54 PM

Comment: I purchased this Lemon grass to put in a planter on my back porch to keep away the mesquitos, My purchase arrived quickly and was exactly what I wanted. Thank you! Tammy B

"mosquito repellent and lemon smell"

garland r on 3/9/2014 4:37:16 PM

Comment: I plant lemon grass to keep bugs away and for the sweet smell of lemons that they put out when you cut or crush them. my granddaughter loves to spread the cuttings around the yard

"Lots of Lemon Grass"

lauren t on 7/9/2013 1:26:56 PM

Comment: These plants came quickly and in good health. I planted them near my water hose to prevent mosquitos. They are now thriving and growing tall. Great plants, will order again.--Excellent idea Lauren!

"Lemon grass"

Donna S on 6/8/2013 9:40:19 AM

Comment: Arrived super fast and well packaged. Exactly what I needed and is very healthy looking as well.

"Lemon grass herb plant"

Michele H on 6/7/2013 10:48:26 AM

Comment: I love this herb! looks great!

"Wonderful Lemon Grass"

Lee F on 6/7/2013 8:07:32 AM

Comment: I ordered 4 lemon grasses and the were great. shipping was fast, well packaged, and the soil was still damp. I am very pleased. Will order from Garden Harvest Supply again!

"Great Lemon Grass!"

Kathy W on 5/31/2013 6:02:47 PM

Comment: These were sent fast and looked great when I received them. They are doing very well in their new home, growing quick!

"Got Lemon Grass--Well Done!"

Thomas P on 5/30/2013 9:53:10 PM

Comment: My experience with Garden Harvest Supply has been a nice change of pace! The ordering process was very easy, the communications about when the plants would ship was clear. They base your ship date by the Zone you are in and the plant's needs automatically. The lemon-grass arrived in very good condition with only minor browning on the tips of the grass blades. We followed the clearly written care instructions and the plant had already started putting out new growth in a week! Couldn't be happier ... More details

"lemon grass plant"

lauren t on 5/26/2013 12:12:53 PM

Comment: My lemon-grass herb plants were shipped and received promptly. They came in great condition and were easy to transplant.