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Lemongrass is not only a familiar spice in many dishes but also has the effect of deodorizing and repelling mosquitoes and insects. Therefore, growing lemongrass at home will be extremely useful, helping you to both have a small landscape to decorate your house and have the effect of repelling mosquitoes, and have spices used to prepare dishes. Growing lemongrass is very easy, does not require much care. You can use the root of the lemongrass tree bought at the market to plant.
Initially, they will use lemongrass roots to buy and grow them in the country. After the roots grow and the plant grows well, you can transfer the lemongrass to a potted soil. The specific way to grow lemongrass is as follows:
- Some lemongrass branches are still original
- The jar has a wide mouth
- A lovely pot
How to grow lemongrass
Choose about 3, 4 lemongrass branches that still have their roots, with a length of about 15cm from the base to the stem. Plug the lemongrass root into the water container, so that the water bends the base about 10cm.
After about 2 days, the lemongrass root will start to take root. For good growth of lemongrass roots, you need to change the water every day or every 2 days.
After 3 weeks, lemongrass will grow roots about 5cm long and lemongrass leaves have also grown long. At this point, you can switch to growing lemongrass in an earthen pot. You can put the lemongrass pot in a place that gets a lot of sun and remember to water the plant regularly but do not let the soil get too wet.
Just plant lemongrass in a beautiful pot, you will immediately have a pot of decorative green plants for your home that can drive away the hateful mosquitoes from the house.
In addition to growing lemongrass, you can also grow other spices at home such as growing garlic, growing green onions…
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