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

Thinly drop seeds 6mm (quarter-inch) deep in rows 25cm (10in) apart. Thin seedlings to 3-5cm (1-2in) apart when the second leaf has grown. Repeat at fortnightly intervals.