East Indian Lemongrass

Cymbopogon flexuosus

The strongly lemon-scented leaves are used in cooking. They are good in stir-fry, with seafood, in soups, curries, sauces, pickles and tea. Fresh leaves can be frozen for later use. Will grow nicely in a large container that can be brought in during the Winter.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost Tender


Habit: Clumping perennial herb to 5' tall

Light: Full Sun

Soil: Well-draining

Origin: East India

East Indian Lemongrass