Lemon grass is a hardy tropical clumping grass which is best known for its edible stems. In the garden it can be grown on steep banks for erosion control, or regularly clipped to use the stems as mulch. When grown in moist soil the stalks are juicier and better for cooking purposes.
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Availability date: 19/02/2013
OTHER COMMON NAME(S)
Oil Grass, Melissa Grass, Serah, Sweet Rush, Camel's Hay, Tanglad
Native to India and Sri Lanka
Lemon grass adapts to most soil and weather conditions however it does not withstand long periods in water logged soil, nor is it tolerant of frost.
Propagates by seed or division.
|Size||Medium shrub (1-3m)|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|
|Harvest Season||Year round|