Cedrina or 'Citronella' Plant

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Generality of the Citronella Plant:

Citronella plant is native to South-Western America. The species is the (lippia citridora) and it can be planted in the ground only in the regions with a mild winter climate, in the other regions it must be cultivated in pots, in sheltered places during the winter. Lemongrass is a deciduous, lance-shaped shrub of light green color, giving off a scent similar to that of real lemongrass. In the kitchen they are used to give lemon flavor to the food, in medicine they are curative in case of flatulence and indigestion, they can also be used as sedatives and to prepare herbal teas.

On-line Sale of the Citronella plant, available in the following sizes:

  • Vase 7cm, Height: 10/15cm
  • Vase 18cm, Height: 30/50cm

Vase Size
  • Vase 14cm
  • Vase 18cm

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On-line Sale Of the Artemisia plant, available in the following sizes:

  • Vase 7cm, Height: 10/15cm
  • Vase 18cm, Height: 30/50cm

Generality of the Citronella Plant:

The lemongrass is chosen both for ornamental purposes, also for its characteristic scent, as well as in the kitchen for its flavoring power. Since ancient times, South American populations have also used it as a natural remedy, particularly for digestive purposes. The Limoncina or Citronella can be planted in the ground only in the regions with a mild winter climate, in the other regions it must be cultivated in pots, in sheltered places during the winter. The Lippia can reach 1.50 m in height and a diameter of 1.2 m. It is a shrub with lanceolate deciduous leaves of light green color, which give off a scent similar to that of lemon balm and lemongrass. In the kitchen they are used in moderation to give lemon flavor to the food, in medicine they are curative in case of flatulence and indigestion, they can also be used as sedatives and to prepare herbal teas to drink in the evening.

Properties and Benefits: Its properties are mainly explained by the essential oil based on citrate and limonene, which also determines the characteristic scent, the latter also the main responsible for the deterrent function against insects. Hence a good content of flavonoids and iridoids, useful to bring benefits to many functions of the organism. Of course, the intake must always be agreed with the specialist, to verify it can be compatible with their own health conditions. The natural remedy is certainly the digestive one. The plant can in fact speed up digestion, reduce the sensation of weight on the stomach, regularize intestinal transit and restore the natural regularity.

Cultivation and Care of the Citronella Plant:

La pianta di Citronella si coltiva in terra da giardino ben drenata e sabbiosa. Posizionare questa pianta in luogo semiombreggiato, dove possa ricevere alcune ore di luce solare diretta. Il terreno si mantiene asciutto, inumidendolo leggermente una volta al mese, o anche meno. In genere se il clima è rigido non è necessaio annaffiare durante i mesi invernali.

Irrigation
Frequent
Exposure
Sunny
Plant Development
Fast
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