Lemongrass / Lemongrass
Lemongrass is a plant in the Poaceae family. It is very often cultivated in the Mediterranean countries and is especially cultivated for its special oils used for medicine or for the production of perfume. In Asia, Lemon Grass serves as an ingredient in soups and drinks. Perhaps the most common instance of using the plant in Asian countries is Tom Yum soup with its spicy and slightly sour taste.
This grass variety is also an excellent complement to tea and an ideal plant for infusions.
Place of birth: Sow the seeds in covered seed trays or in pots from February to March. As the seeds are small, press them into the soil using a small stick, but do not cover them with soil.
The seeds germinate after approx. 3 to 4 weeks at 20-25 °C.
As the seedlings grow larger, they are repotted into larger pots. The pots in which the plants are grown can be moved outside during the summer.
Before winter, the plants are placed in a frost-free greenhouse or under cover at a temperature above 0°C.
The plants require medium fertile soil in a warm and sunny place protected from the wind.
Each packet contains 0.05 g of seeds.
Approx. 400 seeds (+/-20%)