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Strictly Medicinal Lemongrass

Asian Culinary Essential

Brand: Strictly Medicinal    Item Number: SNV7052

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$3.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Lemongrass - Cymbopogon flexuosus

Perennial bunching grass native to India and SE Asia, often grown as an indoor plant or summer annual in the temperate north. Does well in pots.

The fresh stalks and blades are used extensively in asian cooking and certainly lend a characteristic flavor. Premier soup additive, especially with galangal and coconut milk (Thom Kha Kai).

Open Pollinated. 50 Seeds/pkt.

Features

  • Container Compatible
  • Does Not Require Support
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Suited to Warmer Climates

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Plant Usage Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant
Life Cycle Perennial Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Late Fall Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun Useful Plant Part Stems
Growth Habit Upright Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 5.1 - 8.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Plant Usage Culinary Herb, Medicinal Plant
Life Cycle Perennial
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Late Spring, Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Late Fall
Days to Maturity 90 - 120 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Useful Plant Part Stems
Growth Habit Upright
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Soil pH 5.1 - 8.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Plant prefers full sun and fast-draining soil. Give occasional doses of kelp or hydrolyzed fish.

Planting & Growing: Sow seeds in pots or directly in a well prepared garden bed. Sow on surface and press in firmly, then keep evenly moist until germination.

Harvesting & Storage: Cut or snap stalks as close to root as possible.cut off woody portions and either cut off leaves or dry for later use. Stalks can be frozen up to 6 months.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 5"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

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