What is a Lemongrass?
Where Can I Find Lemongrass In South Africa?
Can you buy lemongrass in supermarkets?
You’ll have the best chance of finding lemongrass at Asian grocery stores, but many regular supermarkets are starting to carry it, as well.
It’s also common in specialty food stores, farmer’s markets, and other places that carry specialty products and ingredients from tropical climates.
How do I buy good lemongrass?
For fresh lemongrass, your best bet is to head to the produce section in an Asian supermarket, though some specialty health stores will carry it as well.
You can even buy your plant to grow at home from some home and garden stores.
How long does lemongrass take to grow?
|Tender perennial grass
|Time to Maturity:
|1-2 feet per clump
|Avoid Planting With:
|Surface, for seeds
|Up to 5 feet
What helps lemongrass grow?
Lemongrass likes it hot, so grow it in an area with full sun and fertile, well-drained soil with a pH of 6.5 to 7.0. Space plants 24 inches apart.
Kick off the growing season by mixing several inches of aged compost or other rich organic matter into your native soil.