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Lemon Grass
Lemon Grass
Photo:  Lemon Grass sprouting, David MacTavish, Hutchinson Farm, Feb 19, 2016
Grown at Hutchinson Farm since 2016 (yep, this is a new one!). Available May 2016, in 4" pots.

As this is our first time growing Lemon Grass, we're learning about it too, we'll have better information next year!
  • Description
    Cymbopogon citratus

    Winter Hardiness: Annual (containers may be brought indoors for winter)
    Light Requirements: Sun
    Height: up to 5 feet, but likely less in our short growing season
    Habit: Upright
    Where to plant: In the ground, containers.

  • In the Garden
    Keep it watered for fastest growth, fertilize.

  • In the Kitchen
    Essential in Thai and Vietnamese cuisine...soups, curries, sauces, fish dishes, etc.
    Harvest: cut or snap off stalks near ground
    Preserve: tba