How to sprout supermarket lemongrass

How to sprout supermarket lemongrass

Turn a single supermarket lemongrass into an attractive plant for the kitchen that you can crop for years.

Lemongrass is a sweet, lemony herb. The stems are widely used in Thai cooking and the leaves also make a delicious, refreshing tea. It also makes an attractive plant, with an architectural look.

You can buy plug plants from a respected herb supplier, or sprout your own using a supermarket stalk. It’s easy to do – just be sure to use fresh stems, avoiding any that are dry or wrinkled.

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