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Citronella, Odomas - Plant

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Original price ₹ 297
Original price ₹ 297
Original price ₹ 297
Current price ₹ 89
₹ 89
Current price ₹ 89
Please Select Size: In Grow Bag (5"x6")(13x15 cm) | Height - upto 1' (30 cm)
  • Delivery charges: ₹79 for entire order
  • Delivery time: 2-4 days
  • Delivery limited to Pune/PCMC

Synonyms: Citronella Grass, Cymbopogon citratus

Product Highlights: - Fragrant and versatile herb - Aromatic, lemony flavor - Easy to cultivate at home - Rich historical and culinary significance - Multiple uses in cooking, teas, and natural remedies

Grow Instructions:

Known as Citronella Grass or Cymbopogon citratus in botanical terms, Lemon Grass is a remarkable plant with a delightful lemony fragrance and a multitude of applications. This herb has a rich history, dating back centuries, and is cherished by many for its culinary and medicinal qualities. 

Plant your Lemon Grass in well-drained soil, preferably in a sunny location. - Keep the soil consistently moist, but avoid waterlogging. - Regularly prune to encourage new growth and maintain its shape. - Fertilize during the growing season for optimal results.

Care Instructions:

Protect your Lemon Grass from freezing temperatures. - Provide mulch around the base to keep the roots cool in hot weather. - Check for pests and address any infestations promptly. - This plant may need to be repotted as it grows, ensuring enough space for its roots to expand.


 Medicinal: Lemon Grass is renowned for its potential health benefits, including digestive aid and stress relief. - Culinary: A staple in many Asian cuisines, it imparts a zesty, lemony flavor to various dishes and teas. - Ornamental: Beyond its practical uses, Lemon Grass adds a refreshing touch to your garden or home with its pleasant aroma and attractive appearance.

Fun Facts

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What is the ideal growing environment for Citronella (Odomas) in India using Grow Bags?

Citronella thrives in warm, tropical climates. When using grow bags in India, ensure they have well-draining soil, and provide full sun exposure for your Citronella plant.

Can I grow Citronella in a grow bag on my balcony or terrace in India?

Absolutely, you can successfully cultivate Citronella in a grow bag on your balcony or terrace. Ensure the grow bag has sufficient space for the plant to spread its roots.

How often should I water Citronella in a grow bag in India?

Water your Citronella plant in the grow bag every 2-3 days, keeping the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Adjust the frequency based on the local climate and humidity.

What type of fertilizer should I use for Citronella in India when using a grow bag?

Opt for a balanced, slow-release fertilizer with equal parts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium (NPK). Apply the fertilizer during the growing season, which is typically from spring to early autumn.

Are there common pests or diseases that affect Citronella in a grow bag in India?

Citronella is relatively resistant to pests and diseases. However, you should watch out for aphids and mealybugs. Treat them with neem oil or insecticidal soap if necessary.

How can I use Citronella grown in a grow bag for pest control in India?

Citronella is well-known for its natural mosquito-repelling properties. Simply crush or rub the leaves to release its scent, which helps deter mosquitoes and other insects.

Can I propagate Citronella from cuttings when using a grow bag in India?

Yes, Citronella can be propagated from stem cuttings. Take healthy, mature stems, root them in well-draining soil, and keep them consistently moist until they establish roots.

Is Citronella suitable for indoor cultivation in India using a grow bag?

While Citronella can be grown indoors, it requires ample sunlight. When using a grow bag indoors, ensure it is placed near a sunny window or under grow lights.

How long does a Citronella plant typically survive in a grow bag in India?

With proper care, a Citronella plant can thrive in a grow bag for several years. Pruning and repotting may be necessary to maintain its health and size.

Is Citronella safe for pets and children in India when grown in a grow bag?

Citronella is non-toxic to humans and pets. However, its strong scent may be irritating to some animals, so monitor your pets' reactions.

Can I purchase Citronella plants in grow bags online from Metronursery in India?

Yes, you can conveniently purchase Citronella plants in grow bags from Metronursery through our online store. We offer various sizes and ensure safe delivery to your location in India.

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Statement Piece

This plant is a true statement piece. Its bold presence demands attention, turning any space into a showcase for nature's beauty.

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Looking for a fantastic gift idea? This plant is a winner. I gave it as a birthday present, and the recipient was thrilled with such a thoughtful gift.

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Statement Piece

This plant is a true statement piece. Its bold presence demands attention, turning any space into a showcase for nature's beauty.

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Compact and Adorable

The compact size of this plant makes it adorable. It fits on any surface, and the cute factor is unmatched. A must-have for small spaces.

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Artistic Display

Turn your living space into an artistic display with this plant. Its sculptural form and graceful growth pattern make it a living work of art.