Growing Guide: Lemongrass

Plant Type:
Tropical Grass, Perennial

Harvest Season:
Leaves: Year-round
Flowers: Fall and Winter

Mature Size:
Up to 5 ft. tall and wide, but easily pruned to maintain at smaller sizes

Soil & Moisture:
Moist, but not soggy soil. It needs loose, well-raining soil.

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

Growth Rate:
Fast, Very Fast

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection; Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Grown from division and capable of harvest within the growing season.