Cymbopogon flexuosus - Cochin grass, East-Indian Lemon Grass, Malabar grass Seeds

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Bomanic nomenclature: Cymbopogon flexuosus
Common name: Cochin grass, East-Indian Lemon Grass, Malabar grass
Family: Poaceae
Origin: India, Sri Lanka, Burma, and Thailand
Height: 36-60 inches
Climate: Warm, Subtropical, Cold, Dry


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

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