Lemongrass – Seeds

£3.00

Cymbopogon flexuosus
Average pack content 100 seeds

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Thick juicy stems of Lemongrass are often used in curries, soups or sauces for a citrus flavour. Used frequently in Thai dishes. Leaves can be infused to make a tea. Foliage can be tied and used as a soup flavouring.
  • Tender perennial
  • Height 1-2.5m
  • Clump forming with juicy stems and grass like blueish green grass strap-like leaves
  • Sunny position
  • Well drained moist soil
  • Needs a minimum of 7 degrees Celsius. Store in heated greenhouse in winter or treat as a houseplant
How to grow Sow into seed trays onto moist compost and cover with vermiculite or fine compost. Prick out into pots/containers when the seed leaves are showing. Protect from frosts and retain over 5 degrees Celsius. Harvest Harvest when required cutting entire stems, removing the leaves and retaining the bottom 8-10cm Seed licence no. 7687 Packaging 100% of our seed packaging is biodegradable and recyclable and is manufactured here in the UK. The internal seed packets are also splash proof and made from 100% PEFC Certified Paper.