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Our Price: $8.95
ZONE: 8 - 11
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
SIZE: 4'H x 6'S
POT SIZE: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.

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Lemongrass Plants

Cymbopogon citratus

The lemon grass plant is a culinary herb native of West India, and is widely used in Asian, Caribbean and Mexican cuisine. Known for its light, lemony flavor, it adds the same fruity citrus taste as an actual lemon, without any bitter consequences. Tastes great in teas or makes a good seasoning for stir frys and fish! Lemon Grass can seem intimidating, as it is a little tricky to dissect for preparation. For some help, see our blog on Preparing Lemongrass!

A valuable medicinal addition to your garden, lemon grass plants grow easily and contains anti-fungal and antispasmodic properties that make it a great cure for muscle spasms, cramps, arthritis, and gas. Chocked full of beta-carotene, a potent natural antioxidant, Lemongrass boosts the immune system, improves blood circulation and reduces blood pressure, and may help prevent some types of cancer, including colon cancer.

This lemony scented aromatic herb has thicker leaves than its East Indian cousin and is fantastic for keeping mosquitoes and other biting insects away, as its essential oil is Citronella. Grow plenty around your pool, patio or favorite outdoor area to stay bug free during the summer! Lemon Grass plants grow well in the ground or indoors in a pot or container.


Features
Zones: 8 - 11

Size for Sale: 4'H x 6'S

Light: Full Sun

Lemongrass Plant Uses: Lemongrass has a light, lemony taste that compliments meals requiring a lemon flavor, without the acidic or bitter after taste. The lemon grass plant also has anti-fungal and antispasmodic properties that lend many uses as a medicinal herb. The natural chemicals in this herbaceous grass also deter mosquitoes.

Tips: Grow in a pot or container in a sunny spot indoors and enjoy this delicious herb all season long! The inner, white part of the stalk is best for seasoning delicate dishes, while the tougher outer green half is best used in recipes like soups and stews. Lemongrass grows quickly and can also be easily divided at the root ball to encourage healthier growth.

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Plant review July 31, 2018
Reviewer: Pynetha Tanner from Stansbury Park, UT United States  
Nice large healthy plant!

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Lemongrass June 25, 2018
Reviewer: Pat from Norfork, AR United States  
The lemon grass is doing well & has really grown.  Am very pleased with all your plants.

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Healthy November 4, 2016
Reviewer: Kristine from Brooklyn , NY United States  
Yesterday received a package with so many beautiful plants. Lemon grass seems healthy. First growing attempt for me . So will have to see how it goes but grower did well.
Packaging was AMAZING!!!!!! No plants damaged.


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lemongrass June 5, 2015
Reviewer: judith avaritt from hendersonville, TN United States  
i have my 3 in different pots.  dodthey need full sun and some shade.  would putting them in the ground would make them grow quicker and fuller.  thanks

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Amazing! May 16, 2014
Reviewer: Katharine from Altamonte Springs, FL United States  
Plants arrived in beautiful shape and took right to my yard. They've doubled in size in less than two weeks and are so healthy and no maintenance.

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