Ultra lemon scented leaves, more fragrant than lemons themselves. Narrow 3-4” gray green leaves have a high percentage of citronella oil and are a main ingredient for plant based insect repellent. It has grown to over 3’ by the end of our season. Works well as container plant or in the garden and when pruned back keeps a bushy habit. 20 seeds.
Annual- Zone 7 and under , Perennial Zone 8-10
Germination: 7-21 days
Seed Planting Depth:Lightly cover
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 8-12 weeks before last frost. Provide 65-75 degree soil temperature. Transplant 12-20" apart.
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Fertile soil
Uses: Medicinal, ornamental