Citronella (Cymbopogon flexuosus) is a herbaceous, spicy-aromatic, rather tall plant. Lemon grass, tsimbopogon, lemongrass, lemon sorghum, chelnoborodnik - other names of citronella. Citronella is not only decorative, and has medicinal properties.
Climate: Tropical Watering: Heavy Soil pH: Neutral 6.5-7 Season of Interest: Summer Sunlight: Full sun Soil Type: Peat, sand Foliage: Evergreen
Seeds should be wrapped in a damp cloth or gauze, then placed in a plastic bag or in a small closable glass jar and left in a warm place for 10 to 12 hours. After soaking, they must be dried. For this, the seed is placed between two paper sheets, or simply wrapped in toilet paper or a paper towel to absorb moisture faster.
Seeds need to be planted to a depth of 5 mm to 10 mm, slightly sprinkling with earth. After this, you should gently pour them, making sure that the seed is not washed from the ground.
The seeds need a high humidity, so the pots should be placed in a regular plastic bag and placed in a warm room with a temperature of at least +22 ° C, or be carried to a micro-greenhouse.
After that, the seeds will have to germinate in less than a week. The best time for sowing is the beginning of March, but if you want to get a house plant, then you can sow later.
Please seeds stored in a cool, dry place.
The volume of the soil should keep a distance of 1-2cm from the rim of the pot
No need to water too often, keep the soil moderately moist