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Citronella grass Cymbopogon nardus

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Watering Citronella grassTenere Umido
We should remember that itís possible to harvest aromatic plants, dehydrating or freezing them, so weíll be able to use them during the cold months. Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water.

Generalities Citronella grass
The development is erect, they tend to grow both in height and in width, giving origin to a rounded shrub. This plant in the autumn assumes a green colouring; it is small in size and can reach 30 cm high. It doesn't keep its leaves in the winter. These plants are perennial herbs.

Exposure Citronella grassPosizione mezza ombra
For a balanced development, it is best to position the the Citronella grass in a partially shady place, where it can enjoy direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. These plants are to be considered as vegetables, therefore in case of parasites we should use agricultural parasiticides; before harvesting the leaves of the treated plants letís wait for the product not to be active anymore.These plants can be brought outside only if there isn't any more danger of freezings. Usually they are moved to the garden, or terrace, during the months of April-May.

Watering Citronella grassTenere Umido
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 2-3 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant water. We should remember that itís possible to harvest aromatic plants, dehydrating or freezing them, so weíll be able to use them during the cold months.

Treatments Citronella grass
As the day-time temperatures rise at the beginning of the spring, it is agreeable to practice a preventive treatment, with a wide-range insecticide, which should be applied when there arenít flowerings in the garden. Before the buds become too large, it is advisable to also treat them with a wide-range fungicide, to prevent the development of fungal diseases which spread easily when there is an elevated environmental moisture.

Soil Citronella grass
These medicinal plants need a somewhat heavy soil, which withholds humidity a bit.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
3
0
2
1
0
1
continental
2
0
2
2
0
1
mediterranean
1
0
2
3
0
1

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Notes - Citronella grass

If desired, we can grow the the Citronella grass in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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