Lemon grass 'Tasty Lemon'

planting site / location:
sunny to half shaded
planting distance:
20 x 20 cm
soil / fertilisation:
Use extra fertiliser when needed.
watering:
Keep it moisturised.
gardener's tip:
The plants grow in pots with permeable, nutritious soil and overwinter, just like tub plants, in bright and frost-free locations. There they can be harvested when needed. Renew the soil after every winter.
Lemon grass with an intense lemon taste. The grass-like herb is ideal for teas and as spice, e.g. in the Asian cuisine. Also wonderful as fragrant grass in your wardrobe. There it provides a long-lasting, fresh perfume.


german term: Lemon grass
botanical termn: Cymbopogon citratus
plant height: 80-100 cm
life cycle: annual
harvest season: perennial
flowering season: September to October
use: Culinary herb for seasoning dishes.
colour palette: green

Recipes:

Herbal dip

 

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