Lemon grass is a perennial grass that has long, light green leaves. The leaves and stems have a lemon scent and are used in Asian cuisine. Leaves are up to 3 feet long. Grows 36-60 inches tall. It is a tropical perennial and is grown as an annual in temperate regions. Native to India. Hardy in zones 8-11.
Herbaceous plant of Asian origin, widely used in Asian cuisine and Caribbean cuisine, has a taste and aroma similar to that of lemon and can be dried, pulverized or used fresh.
Halfhardy perennial, culinary, industrial, medicinal, tea, cosmetic