Cymbopogon citratus

Species

  • Cymbopogon citratus
  • West indian lemon grass
  • Andropogon citratus
  • Andropogon ceriferus
  • Andropogon fragrans
  • Cymbopogon fragrans
  • Andropogon roxburghii
  • Cymbopogon ceriferus
  • Cymbopogon ceriferus
  • Cymbopogon citriodorus

Tags

Cymbopogon citratus, otherwise known as cymbopogon citratus, is a herbs, ornamental grasses and bamboo plant species native to Alabama.

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Appearance

Bloom color
cornsilk
orange
Foliage
Grown for foliage
Aromatic

Space

Dimensions

Cymbopogon citratus can grow from 1.2m to 1.8mm tall
1.2m to 1.8m
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Spacing
0.6
0.9

Sun

Optimal
Full
Partial

Water

Optimal
Mesic

Soil

Soil PH Requirements
6.1
7.8

Time

Bloom
N
A
Bloom Time
Non-patented

Reproduction

Seed Collecting
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Patent information
By dividing the rootball
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost