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+

Propagation
Grown from division and ready to harvest within the growing season