EAST INDIAN LEMONGRASS

EAST INDIAN LEMONGRASS

Cymbopogon flexuosus
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Non-Member $12.95
Highly decorative with purple colouration at the base of the stems and outer sheath, this perennial lemongrass is commonly grown for its essential oils distilled from the highly aromatic stems and foliage. Harvest the outer leaves for use in herbal teas, or plant for it's pest repellent properties. Also known as Cochin Grass or Malabar Grass, this species is a little tougher than West indian Lemongrass, and suited to a wider range of climates, although it will still need protection in cool and cold climates.
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PLANTS: PLEILG
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Growing Information

Heat Zone 1 - 14
Height To 1.5m
Position in Full Sun/Part Shade
Cold Zone 9a - 12
Width To 1m
Thirsty plant
Perennial
N/A flowers

Growing Tips

Open up your plant parcel as soon as it arrives. Place your plant in a light, airy position and give it some water.

EAST INDIAN LEMONGRASS

Cymbopogon flexuosus
Member $9.95
Non-Member $12.95
Highly decorative with purple colouration at the base of the stems and outer sheath, this perennial lemongrass is commonly grown for its essential oils distilled from the highly aromatic stems and foliage. Harvest the outer leaves for use in herbal teas, or plant for it's pest repellent properties. Also known as Cochin Grass or Malabar Grass, this species is a little tougher than West indian Lemongrass, and suited to a wider range of climates, although it will still need protection in cool and cold climates.
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PLANTS: PLEILG
Due to quarantine, cannot post to NT, WA, NZ
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