| Indian Lemongrass |
| Cymbopogon flexuosus|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Beverage/Aromatic/Industrial
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 11+) |
| When to Sow: Anytime
|| Ease of Germination: Easy |
Source of lemongrass oil used to flavour teas, ice cream, candy, pastries, desserts, chewing gum - among its many uses. Also important in cosmetics and perfumery. Easy to grow and will produce a good crop of leaves to make tea and to add to potpourris. Note: Lemongrass seeds are naturally low in germination because of imperfect pollination. Typical germination rates are 30-40%.