Lemongrass

Scientific Name: 
Cymbopogon
Family Name: 
Poaceae
Place of Origin: 
India, Tropical Asia
Plant Description: 
Lemongrass is a very pungent herb and is normally used in small amounts. The grass blade can be sliced and added to soups. The bulb can be minced and used in a variety of recipes.
Plant Height: 
up to 1.5m
Plant Width: 
1m
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Oil
Repellent
Harvest Period: 
All year round
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Herb
Grass
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Tropical

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