Lemongrass provides a nice hint of citrus to your Asian dishes. Lemongrass can be grown by cuttings or more commonly, divisions. When dividing lemongrass, you need at least one inch of attached root. You can divide the plant into 6 inch sections and plant 3 feet apart. Your plants will thrive if kept watered and fertilized.
- Lemongrass, as the name suggests, is a grass-like herb whose tender shoots and leaves are used to impart a delicate hint of lemon in many Asian dishes.
- Lemongrass is generally grown from stem cuttings or divisions, with the division of lemongrass being the most commonly used method.
- Lemongrass can be obtained from specialty nurseries or can be purchased from an Asian grocery.
“Lemongrass is native to tropical regions and thrives with ample rainfall and humid conditions, so keep the plants moist.”