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Lemongrass Seeds

Lemongrass Seeds

Asian Culinary Essential

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.

$4.25

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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.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 5.0"L x 2.625"W x 0.1"H

Features

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

Characteristics

Approximate Harvest Time : Early Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Early Summer
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Fall
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Spring
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Perennial
Plant Usage : Culinary Herb
Plant Usage : Medicinal Plant
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 5.1 - 5.5
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Soil pH : 7.1 - 7.5
Soil pH : 7.6 - 8.0
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun
Useful Plant Part : Stems

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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