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Lemongrass, scientifically known as Cymbopogon Citratus, belongs to the tropical regions of Asia. It is a perennial plant and is a fragrant and versatile herb cherished for its culinary, medicinal, and aromatic qualities. It belongs to the grass family and its distinctive lemony scent has made it a popular choice. The plants typically grow in clumps and form tall, slender stalks that can reach a height of 2-4 feet. It is an ornamental plant and can be used for decor as well. Lemongrass is popular in the herbs and medicinal plants category.

Benefits of Lemongrass Plant

Aromatic Profile

The Lemongrass plant is a versatile, multi-faceted herb that offers many benefits. The most attractive feature of the Lemongrass plant is its aromatic profile. Even if the leaves are crushed or brushed against, they release a sweet lemony scent that is both refreshing and rejuvenating.

Kitchen Special
The Lemongrass plant is known for its wide culinary application. The lower portion of its stalk, which is thicker and more fleshy, is used in cooking. It imparts a lively, citrusy flavor to the dishes, especially in Thai cuisines.

Healing Qualities

Also, the Lemongrass plant is valued for its healing/medicinal properties. The plants contain essential oils such as citronellal, popularly known for their insect-repellent properties.
In traditional medicine, the Lemongrass plant is used for digestive support and relaxation. It is a popular flavor in teas or herbal infusions for its health benefits

Care Tips for Lemongrass Plant

Watering

The Lemongrass plant loves moist soil and will thrive in humid conditions. Keep it in areas where there is little water always, possibly near a tap. Do not let the soil dry completely and avoid overwatering.

Light

The Lemongrass plant needs at least 5-6 hours of sunlight daily

Placement

Keep it a place where the conditions are a little humid. This is an outdoor plant.

Fertilization

You can add Vermicompost to the plant every 2 weeks to maintain a good growth rate. The Lemongrass plant requires high nitrogen nutrition.

Ideal Soil Mix

The ideal soil mix for the aromatic Lemongrass plant is, Garden Soil (50%) + Cocopeat (30%) + Vermicompost (20%) 

Pruning

The Lemongrass plant has a spreading habit, so you can keep it in control by pruning regularly. Do not throw away the pruned leaves, you can dry and use them for lemon grass tea

Pest Control

The Lemongrass plant can be attacked by caterpillars chewing on the leaves. It is advisable to keep spraying the plant with some neem oil spray from time to time. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Lemongrass Plants

1. Does lemongrass like sun or shade?

The Lemongrass plant loves full sunlight for at least 6-8 hours every day.

2. Which season is best for Lemongrass?

The Lemongrass plant is a permanent plant but grows better in warmer months.

3. Does lemongrass keep mosquitoes away?

Yes, Lemongrass plants are used extensively as a mosquito repellent. The plant contains a compound citronella whose scent keeps the mosquitos and other insects away.

4. Where can I buy Lemongrass plants? 

Head over to Urvann, India’s favorite online nursery, and browse from their extensive collection of plants

5. Can you grow lemongrass in pots?

Yes, the Lemongrass plant is best grown in containers.

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Features
  • Has medicinal properties
  • Lemongrass tea is very popular
  • Used in the preparation of food
  • The oil used for various purposes
  • Vibrant green, drooping, ribbon-like leaves
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Lemongrass, scientifically known as Cymbopogon Citratus, belongs to the tropical regions of Asia. It is a perennial plant and is a fragrant and versatile herb cherished for its culinary, medicinal, and aromatic qualities. It belongs to the grass family and its distinctive lemony scent has made it a popular choice. The plants typically grow in clumps and form tall, slender stalks that can reach a height of 2-4 feet. It is an ornamental plant and can be used for decor as well. Lemongrass is popular in the herbs and medicinal plants category.

Benefits of Lemongrass Plant

Aromatic Profile

The Lemongrass plant is a versatile, multi-faceted herb that offers many benefits. The most attractive feature of the Lemongrass plant is its aromatic profile. Even if the leaves are crushed or brushed against, they release a sweet lemony scent that is both refreshing and rejuvenating.

Kitchen Special
The Lemongrass plant is known for its wide culinary application. The lower portion of its stalk, which is thicker and more fleshy, is used in cooking. It imparts a lively, citrusy flavor to the dishes, especially in Thai cuisines.

Healing Qualities

Also, the Lemongrass plant is valued for its healing/medicinal properties. The plants contain essential oils such as citronellal, popularly known for their insect-repellent properties.
In traditional medicine, the Lemongrass plant is used for digestive support and relaxation. It is a popular flavor in teas or herbal infusions for its health benefits

Care Tips for Lemongrass Plant

Watering

The Lemongrass plant loves moist soil and will thrive in humid conditions. Keep it in areas where there is little water always, possibly near a tap. Do not let the soil dry completely and avoid overwatering.

Light

The Lemongrass plant needs at least 5-6 hours of sunlight daily

Placement

Keep it a place where the conditions are a little humid. This is an outdoor plant.

Fertilization

You can add Vermicompost to the plant every 2 weeks to maintain a good growth rate. The Lemongrass plant requires high nitrogen nutrition.

Ideal Soil Mix

The ideal soil mix for the aromatic Lemongrass plant is, Garden Soil (50%) + Cocopeat (30%) + Vermicompost (20%) 

Pruning

The Lemongrass plant has a spreading habit, so you can keep it in control by pruning regularly. Do not throw away the pruned leaves, you can dry and use them for lemon grass tea

Pest Control

The Lemongrass plant can be attacked by caterpillars chewing on the leaves. It is advisable to keep spraying the plant with some neem oil spray from time to time. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Lemongrass Plants

1. Does lemongrass like sun or shade?

The Lemongrass plant loves full sunlight for at least 6-8 hours every day.

2. Which season is best for Lemongrass?

The Lemongrass plant is a permanent plant but grows better in warmer months.

3. Does lemongrass keep mosquitoes away?

Yes, Lemongrass plants are used extensively as a mosquito repellent. The plant contains a compound citronella whose scent keeps the mosquitos and other insects away.

4. Where can I buy Lemongrass plants? 

Head over to Urvann, India’s favorite online nursery, and browse from their extensive collection of plants

5. Can you grow lemongrass in pots?

Yes, the Lemongrass plant is best grown in containers.

.

  

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Checkout All Plants on Urvann

Checkout collection of Herbs and Medicinal Plants

Checkout collection of all Lemongrass Plants

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