1 pkt
Botanical Name
Cymbopogon flexuosus

Reaching a height of 1-1.5 m the East Indian variety is a hard and tough perennial. Use the stem in cooking and the leaf as a tea to treat inflammation, fever & digestion problems. Do not cut back until frost has passed to protect the centre of the plant or grow in a pot & move indoors mid-autumn to early spring. While it can handle dry periods it grows bigger with regular watering. Prefers full sun & well-drained soil. 20 seeds.

Sow Method
Sowing Instructions
Sow in pots & transplant out or move pots out once nights are >12˚C. In cooler areas start indoors. Surface sow & press into soil to ensure good contact, keep moist & warm (20˚C+). Each spring divide plants & re-pot.
Sowing Periods
Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Dec 31st
Temperate Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Jan 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st