Lemon Grass sprouting, David MacTavish,
Hutchinson Farm, Feb 19, 2016
|Grown at Hutchinson Farm since
2016. Available May 2018, in 4.5" pots.
As this is our first time growing Lemon Grass, we're
learning about it too, we'll have better information
Winter Hardiness: Annual (containers may be
brought indoors for winter)
Light Requirements: Sun
Height: up to 5 feet, but likely less in our short
Where to plant: In the ground, containers.
- In the
Plant lemon grass in well drained
soil, with as much sun as possible. The bigger it
gets the more water it needs. If you have the
space, it will over winter indoors in a bright
- In the
Essential in Thai and Vietnamese
cuisine...soups, curries, sauces, fish dishes,
etc., but you can use it wherever lemon is
Harvest: Cut off near the base. You
want to use the bulbous base and lower stem
(discard the green grassy parts).
Preserve: Fresh is best, but it may be
frozen. Do not dry.