Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon Citratus) – Tea Grass Plant
Lemon Grass often known as Cymbopogon citratus , This aromatic herb, which is native to Southeast Asia, is well known for both its wide range of uses and its lovely citrus scent. It is a tropical plant with the scientific name Cymbopogon citratus that is native to places like India, Thailand, and Vietnam. Lemon Grass prefers warmth and sunlight, so it does best outside, while it can still perform well indoors with enough light. This adaptable plant is a must-have for every plant fan, whether it is gracing your yard or embellishing your indoor area. It not only adds a touch of natural elegance but also provides its leaves for culinary and medicinal purposes.
Care Tips For (Cymbopogon):-
- Sunlight: Lemon Grass needs full sunlight. Place it in a location that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight daily, whether indoors or outdoors.
- Watering: Maintain a constant moisture level in the soil that is not wet. When the top inch of the soil seems dry, water it. It can need watering more frequently while it’s hot outside.
- Well-Draining Soil: Plant Lemon Grass in well-draining soil to prevent root rot. A mixture of potting soil and sand or perlite works well.
- Container: If growing indoors, choose a pot with good drainage and ample space for root development. Outdoors, ensure the planting area has good soil drainage.
- Fertilization: Feed the plant with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).