Lemon Grass Cymbopogon flexuosus This wonderful lemon-scented herb is an essential ingredient in oriental cooking, add to soups, curries, sauces and fish dishes.
The woody stems are also great for making a refreshing tea Indoor Planting:Sprinkle seeds thinly on the surface of trays of moist compost and cover lightly, be careful not to over-water. Store in a warm place at an approx. temperature of 20-25 deg;c 70-75 deg;f . It is a good idea to cover with a clear plastic bag until the seeds germinate.Once the seedlings appear, remove the plastic. Growing On:When the seedlings are strong enough to handle they can be transplanted into bigger pots or trays.
Do not overcrowd the plants and keep in a warm, light position. Once all chance of frost has passed the plants can be transplanted direct into your desired location. Harden off first.Alternatively, for all year round supply, sow indoors in pots.Requires a sunny location.
How to Grow & Use
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