Citronella grass is quite difficult to grow as a perennial in the garden, but this does not mean that it cannot be grown at home. The most important thing in citronella care is regular watering and humidity and air temperature control.
Cymbopogon nardus (citronella grass is the common name) is a thick bush with long, smooth, sharp leaves that grow in a bunch. It belongs to the family Poaceae. The citronella grass plant is distinguished by red petioles and pink veins on the stems. It is native to the tropical regions of Asia.