Growing Lemon Grass

Have any of you ever grown lemon grass? If so,? did you grow it from seed or from a plant? If from a plant, where did you purchase it?

Hardiness Zone: 5b

By Elaine from IA

March 30, 20100 found this helpful

I found this for you. It's a great (safe) site for anything I've ever looked up:

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April 1, 20100 found this helpful

Thank you Keeper!

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April 1, 20100 found this helpful

I bought a few from a local Chinese shop selling for cooking. I peeled off a few of the lower long leaves (a bit like the kind on a pineapple) which exposed bud like growths, and sat it in some water for a few days, not too deep, it grew strong roots from those buds. Results - Very healthy plants.

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April 2, 20100 found this helpful

Any good nursery that sells herbs should have it. If not, they will probably order it for you. You can also order on the web. Just google "lemongrass". I did and came up with ... amp;gclid=CN_M9dKY6aACFRibnAodp1VeIA

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