Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus) 香茅/檸檬草
This widely used herb is inexpensive. Tropical perennial/ornamental grass. Best growing in warm, full sun to partial shade location. Whole plant is aromatic with lemony fragrance which is excellent for tea, cooking, insect repellent and medicinal uses. Fast growing. Easy to propagate by division. You can buy a small bundle from supermarket/grocery store and stick them into the rich soil in deeper pot. Plenty of water to help the stalks to root then water normally. They will root in just about one week. Drought tolerant once established. Very easy to grow!
這個常用於料理的香草價格很親民. 它算是熱帶的草類/觀賞草. 喜生長於溫暖的地區,最好是全日照到半日照的環境. 植株全株有著檸檬香,泡茶很香,料理用或驅蚊蟲或作為藥用,用途廣泛. 易於分株繁殖. 超市上可買一小把來插盆土保濕即可栽種生長. 一週即可長出根來. 根系穩固後植株耐旱. 非常容易栽種!