Savory lemon grass
Also called citronella other plants very different lemon verbena (Lippia citriodora;
Melissa: Melissa officinalis; and even southernwood: Artemisia abrotanum.
The Pharmacy using citronella oil to repel mosquitoes.
For drying, cut the leaves or stems into pieces of 2-3 cm and dry in the shade between 30 and 38 °.
Resistance cold- Water Requirements: Major in full growing season (May-October) and reduced to the bare
minimum for winter months.
Citronella is very greedy for water in summer; during this period (and only during this period) it can soak
in a cup of water.
Size: as needed.
At the end of winter, we will remove dead stems.
Multiplication : Only by division of clumps. This can be done from May to August harmless to the plant.
Cut the sheets to two thirds and refresh the roots.