Fibrous leaves have a stiff midrib, sharp edges, and purple bases.
Aromatic grass from India. Essential oil contains large amounts of citral and geraniol, used for flavorings and perfumes. Medicinal: Tea used to treat digestive problems and fever. Anti-inflammatory. 75-100 days to harvest when started indoors. Hardiness zones: 9-11.
Plant Cycle: (TP) Days to Maturity or Bloom: 75-85 days to harvest when started indoors.