Cymbopogon citratus, West Indian Lemon Grass, Fever Grass, Lemongrass (0.7m)

$14.50

 

Lemon grass or Cymbopogon citratus is a tropical, evergreen, perennial grass that is aromatic and grows up to 1.5 m tall. It is also known as tanglad or sereh in the Philippines and Indonesia where it is profusely cultivated for its fragrant leaves that are used in cooking and brewing tea. The heart of the young shoots is cooked and eaten as a vegetable. The leaves and the essential oil are used in traditional medicine to relieve spasms and increase perspiration. It is also used to treat digestive ailments, arthritis pains, and various skin conditions. It also has an ability to repel stable fly and is useful for soil improvement and erosion control. It is grown from division of established clumps.

 

*Sunlight: Full Sun
*Water: Water when soil feels dry to the touch, do not over-water.
*Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or soild fertiliser over the soil.
*Plant size: approx. 70cm (vary in sizes)
*Rootball size: 21cmØ x 14cmH
*Pot type: Plant comes in a brown plastic landscape pot (with drainage holes)


* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.


*Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.