- Plant Name – Lemon Grass
- Placement – Outdoor
- Height – Upto 10 inches
- Plastic Pot Dimensions – 5 inches
About Lemon Grass Plant
Lemon Grass is a perennial grass that grows in cluster up to 6 feet tall, with long, pointed, and aromatic leaves. Its exact origin is unknown, but it is speculated to be native to Southern India, Sri Lanka or Malaysia.
Benefits having Lemon Grass at home
Lemon Grass are antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic and diaphoretic. Taken as a tea, Lemon Grass is a great digestive to ease stomach cramps, flatulence and indigestion. Also known as Fever Grass, it promotes perspiration, helps break fevers and cools the body. It can be taken to relieve cold and flu. Lemon Grass can be applied topically for headaches, arthritic and muscle pain as well.
How to care Lemon Grass Plant
- Choose a well-drained soil (most any bagged soil mix) which will stay moist.
- Do not allow lemon grass to dry out.
- Give lemon grass 6-8 hours of sun for optimal exposure.
- If plants start looking dry and withered, move them to a more shaded location.
- Fertilize lemongrass every couple weeks during the growing season.