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Lemongrass seeds - Cymbopogon flexuosus - Culinary herb

Type: Tender Perennial Herb
Approximate height: 20 - 30 cm
Site and soil type: Best treated as a houseplant
When to sow: Spring or summer
Where to sow Inside into modules or small pots.
Packet contents: 150 seeds / 0.15g

Also known as East-Indian lemongrass or Malabar, this variety has a strong scent and flavour.

It is best used fresh and the base of the stems can be chopped and used in curries or added to sauces to give a citrusy flavour. The leaves can also be used to make a tea.

To harvest, cut entire stems as needed, trim off the leaves and use the lower 8 to 10 cm.

Best treated as a houseplant although it can be placed outside in the warm summer months and brought back inside in early autumn.

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.