Our plants are much bigger than those sold by other online sellers. They have up to ten times the root development of other sellers. That gives you a huge head start when replanting the lemongrass into a larger pot or into the ground. Plants will be 4 inches to 7 inches tall when you receive them. That size can be safely shipped. Their mature root system is the key. After planting, that existing robust root system will help them grow quickly and strongly. Always shipped USPS Priority Mail for maximum freshness. As one of nature’s edible and medicinal plants, Lemon grass live plants have many uses in the kitchen for cooking flavor and offering medicinal qualities. Lemongrass is often used in holistic medicine. It’s listed as one of the best medicinal plants of North America and medicinal plants of the world. Help keep away west nile virus, chikungunya, La Crosse encephalitis virus, canine heartworm. Bye, Bye, Bad Bugs! Shipped in two 4" Pots, 1 Plant in each. These are live lemongrass plants, not lemongrass seeds, not lemongrass rootstalks. These are the actual LEMONGRASS MOSQUITO REPELLING PLANTS.
We grow only Non GMO Plants. The Lemongrass plant - Cymbopogon - is a fast growing fragrant herb that is native to India and tropical Asia. It is also commonly known as lemon grass, lemongrass, barbed wire grass, silky heads, citronella grass, mosquito grass, fever grass, tanglad, hierba Luisa, or gavati chaha, amongst many others.
Although Lemongrass can be grown from seed it is a lengthy process and is easier to grow from clippings off a mature plant. As its name suggests Lemongrass has the delicate scent and flavor of lemons and is a key ingredient in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine.
Lemongrass spice is used for cooking savory dishes and meat, poultry, seafood and vegetable curries. It is also used in teas, pickles and for flavoring marinades. Fast growing Lemongrass is gaining popularity as an ornamental garden plant with the added benefit of repelling mosquitoes, a natural deer repellent and snake repellent.
It is a perennial plant in zones 9-10 but can be wintered indoors in all other zones. It is best when used fresh, cut and crush the top leafy portion for tea or select the bottom part of the stalk for food flavoring. Traditionally, Lemongrass is used to improve blood circulation and ease muscle pain. It is also used in teas to cure loss of appetite and reduce fever. Considered a great cleanser as it can detoxify the digestive tract, bladder, kidney, pancreas and the liver.
Additionally, this wonder herb can reduce toxins, excess fats, cholesterol while also stimulating lactation and digestion. Lemongrass oil, lemongrass essential oil, lemongrass tea, lemongrass candle, lemongrass lotion.
Space plants 2 feet apart in a full sun to part sun location, in soil that is rich in organic material and well-draining. Can grow 24-36" tall and make a wonderful addition to any vegetable garden or ornamental garden. Does well in large pots or containers.
Can be wintered indoors in harsher areas. Leaves will be ready to use as spices 80-90 days from planting. We guarantee our plants to 100% customer satisfaction. Any problems, just message us and we’ll work to make it right.
Plants will be shipped priority mail. We will watch the weather to see if shipping to your area is viable. Temps in the 20's and low 30's aren't good for live plants. If you order, we will ship quickly or be in touch. Shipping to continental US only.