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Lemongrass - What is Lemongrass

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Lemongrass

Lemongrass

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Overview:

Lemongrass is a delicious and unusual addition to your herb garden

Latin Name:

Cymbopogon citratus

Common Name:

Lemongrass

USDA Hardiness Zone:

Zone 8 - 11 as a perennial but can be grown in cooler climates as an annual

Exposure:

Full sun to shade

Harvest:

Cut aerial parts as needed

Uses:

If you love the lemon flavor, you will absolutely love the scent and taste of lemongrass. Delicious fresh or dried, this herb makes a showy backdrop for your full sun as well as shady herb gardens.

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