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Mr Fothergill's Lemon Grass
Cymbopogon flexuosus - Lemon Grass
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Grow your own fresh and fragrant lemon grass at home, and enjoy full flavoured dishes every day. These seeds produce a delicious herb that can be easily grown in pots or as a decoration for garden edges. This plant is fast to grow, and has lemon flavoured stalks that add an essential flavour to soups and stir fries in Asian cooking. Lemon grass loves being cut back and this will encourage more growth. The leaves have sharp edges, be sure to handle with care. Plant your seeds in well cultivated, fertile soil to benefit from a bountiful garden.

Light Requirements — Part Shade
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Sow in pots or direct into the garden 5mm deep. Germination can be slow and erratic so sow several seeds per planting. Transfer to large pots or containers when seedlings are 10cm tall, and to final growing position in full sun or light shade when large enough to handle and danger of frost has passed. Ensure temperatures remain above 20°C. Seedlings emerge 14-21 days.