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Cymbopogon flexuosus
Synonyms: Andropogon flexuosus

Common Name(s): East Indian lemon grass; cochin
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 90 to 270 (days)
Abs.Max=93° (F)    Opt.Max=86° (F)
Opt.Min=72° (F)    Abs.Min=55° (F)
Precipitation: 59 to 118 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 41° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 5.8
Soil Texture/Type: Light
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response: Long day, short day and day neutral
Light Intensity: Very bright

Crop not found in disease search.
Additive - flavoring, Material - essent oils, Material - lipids
Tropical-rainy, subtropical-humid
Geographical Origin:
Indian Subcontinent, Indo-China, Also cultivated
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