“How do you grow lemongrass?” Question from Scott of San Antonio, Florida
Answer: You have the perfect growing conditions for this subtropical to tropical herbal grass. It’s hardy to USDA Hardiness Zones 9-10, so it may even survive your winters. It’s very easy to grow and thrives in full sun, moist soil, and high heat. Check out the following video to learn more about growing and harvesting your own lemongrass.
Happy Growing! Jessie
About JESSIE KEITH
Plants are the lens Jessie views the world through because they’re all-sustaining. (“They feed, clothe, house and heal us. They produce the air we breathe and even make us smell pretty.”) She’s a garden writer and photographer with degrees in both horticulture and plant biology from Purdue and Michigan State Universities. Her degrees were bolstered by internships at Longwood Gardens and the American Horticultural Society. She has since worked for many horticultural institutions and companies and now manages communications for Sun Gro Horticulture, the parent company of Black Gold. Her joy is sharing all things green and lovely with her two daughters.
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