An aromatic grass with a strong citrus flavour. Use s a herbal tea or chop to add lemon flavour to recipes. Widely used in Asian dishes.

Features

  • Upright growth
  • Perennial in warm climates
  • Nutrient rich

Product details

How

Sow direct where they are to grow. Cover lightly with Yates Seed Raising Mix,firm down and keep moist.

Care

Grow in sun or semi-shade. Enrich soil withorganic fertiliser (such as Yates Blood & Boneor Dynamic Lifter Organic Plant Food) before planting. Feed plantsregularly with Yates Thrive Soluble Plant food. Continuous harvest promotes new growth. Protectplants from snails and slugs with Yates Blitzem.

Hint

Allow plants to establish before beginning to harvest.  In cool climates, grow in pots that can be moved under cover for winter.  

Storage

Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight. Keep out of reach of children and pets.

NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE OR IN ANY MANNER CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS AUTHORISED

Position Full sun or part shade
Plant space 30cm or in pots
Sow depth 5mm
Germination 10-14 days
Germination (days) 12
Row space 20cm
Maturity 12 weeks to Maturity
Maturity (days) 84
Botanical name Cymbopogon citratus
Suitable for Pots and garden beds

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