Lemongrass

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Binomial Name Cymbopogon citratus
Taxon Species
Description Lemongrass is a grass-like plant with long thin leaves and stalks with bulbous bases. It is used as a culinary herb in Asian cuisines and as a medicinal herb in India. It has a subtle citrus flavor and can be used fresh or dried and powdered. It is often used in teas, soups, and curries, and to season poultry, fish, beef, and seafood. It's oil has anti-fungal properties and is used as a pesticide and preservative.
Companions Lemon
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Direct seed or transplant seedlings
Spread (diameter) 140 centimeters
Row Spacing 30 centimeters
Height 100 centimeters

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