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Lemon Grass 'East Indian' Plant

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Cymbopogon citratus

Spice up your food with this lovely herb.

  • Easy to grow.
  • Perennial.

Supplied as a pot grown plant grown in a 7cm pot.

Available from mid May or sooner

1 or more £2.75GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Also known as Barbed Wire Grass, SIlky heads, Citronella Grass, Cha de Dartigalongue, Fever Grass, Tanglad, Hierba Luisa or Gavati Chaha.

Lemon grass is often used in Thai and Asian cooking and is an excellent complimentary herb to fish as it has a subtle citrus flavour.

  • Perennial (although will require Winter frost protection).
  • Reaches 6 feet (1.8 metres) tall.
  • Greenish flowers with reddish tinge that appear in nodding clusters in Summer.
  • Prefers moist soil.
  • Prefers full sun.
  • Culinary Uses.
  • Can be infused for tea.
  • Often used in soups and curries.
  • Medicinal Uses.
  • Can be used as a relaxant in baths.
  • It has anti fungal properties.
  • The oil, in ancient India it was used as a preservative.
  • Other Uses.
  • Is sometimes added to soaps and perfumes.

Disclaimer
As with all alternative medicines and plants with purported medicinal benefits it is important to inform your health care providers that you are using them; this helps to ensure safe and coordinated care. We can accept no liability for any side effect or contingency from any allergy or any other cause or harm that may arise. If in doubt please do consult a medical practitioner before using.

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How To...

How To Sow & Grow Herbs
Detailed advice on sowing and growing herbs outside and under protection. Includes information on watering and pest control.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265