Citronella Grass

I am trying to find “Lemon Grass.” Is there another more common name? I can’t find it anywhere.

Zone Georgetown, Texas | vb5190 added on May 15, 2019 | Answered

I understand it is like citronella and good to keep bugs, esp. mosquitos, away.

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    Answered on May 15, 2019

    I think you may be referring to citronella grass. This is the real citronella plant, as the citronella Geranium is named after.

    We do not recommend places to purchase, but you can try Amazon, Etsy, or Ebay. They will often have what you are looking for.

    This article will give you more information on the plant:
    If you are referring to the herb, also called Cymbopogon, it is also available online. Here's an article about growing cymbopogon:

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