Home Gardening Delight: A Guide to Cultivating Fresh Lemongrass with Ease
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is a tropical herb celebrated for its aromatic and citrusy essence, enhancing culinary delights and offering potential health benefits. With its origins in Southeast Asia, this perennial grass features tall, slender stalks and leaves that release a zesty fragrance when crushed. Commonly utilized in various global cuisines, lemongrass imparts a distinct lemon flavour to soups, teas, and savoury dishes. Beyond its culinary charm, lemongrass is esteemed for traditional medicinal uses and is believed to possess anti-inflammatory and digestive properties. Easily cultivated, lemongrass thrives in warm climates and can be grown at home, adding flavour and fragrance to gardens.
Growing lemongrass at home is a rewarding and straightforward process. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to grow lemongrass:
Method: Growing Lemongrass from Cuttings
Lemongrass stalks with roots (obtained from a grocery store or a nursery).