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Lemon Grass
Name Cymbopogon citratus
Family Poaceae
Life cycle Perennial
Height - Spread 2 m X 2 m but much less in cooler regionb
Hardiness Tender
Soil Rich well grained garden soil.
Position Sun, sheltered.
Propagation Division, seeds
Range India & South East Asia.
Dried and powdered, or used fresh. It is commonly used in teas, soups, and curries. It is also suitable for use with poultry, fish, beef, and seafood. It is often used as a tea. Wikipedia. Recipes to follow.

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