East Indian Lemongrass - Live Plant


East Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)

4in pot size

East Indian Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a tropical herb known for its citrusy flavor and aromatic leaves. East Indian Lemongrass is a perennial grass. This type of lemongrass has thinner stems compared to varieties but more pungent.. Lemongrass can be used in culinary dishes, teas, medicinal use, and for its essential oil. Regular harvesting helps maintain the plant's vigor and encourages new growth.

Long, green, grass leaves with a strong lemon fragrance. Thus the name Lemongrass

Usually reaches 3 to 6 feet in height, depending on growing conditions.

Stems are thick, fibrous, and have a strong lemon scent.

Flower spikes appear in the fall, but lemongrass is primarily grown for its leaves rather than its flowers.

Lemongrass thrives in full sun. Provide at least 6-8 hours of sunlight per day.

Well-draining, loamy soil ammended with organic matter.

Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the growing season. Allow the top inch of soil to dry touch between waterings.

Lemongrass prefers warm temperatures and is sensitive to frost. Protect it from cold temperatures.

Feed with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season to promote overall growth.

Harvest leaves as needed once the plant reaches a large enough size. Cut the stalks close to the base.

Shipping from United States

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Although we aren't certified organic we use only organic practices we no use of pesticides or insecticides.

Sizing details:

Pot size - 3in, 4in or 5in (based on listing)
Plant height - 6+ inches

Shipping from our nursery to you:

We ship on Monday & Tuesdays according to climatic conditions to ensure your plants arrive in a timely manner for proper care, without unnecessary time spent in their dark box.

Where we cannot ship to:

At this time we are not able to fulfill orders outside of the U.S. due to agriculture regulations.
We also do not ship to Hawaii or Alaska because of their distance from our nursery and the sensitive nature of the plants we ship.

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items arrived as described - have planted as instructed but not yet much growth

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