Plant this Mosquito Grass plant in your backyard and enjoy a pest-free summer! With the source of citronella oil, it emits a lemony aroma that drives makes this a natural mosquito repellent. This fast growing, clumping grass is ideal for containers. It can even be brought indoors during the winter in northern states and enjoyed as a houseplant.
These Natural Mosquito Repellant Plants grow very large- from 6′ -8′ tall. When receiving the plant, it will be small (4″- 6″) and basically just the root of the plant. Once planted in dirt, it should grow fairly quickly
Mosquito Grass Plant Details:
Full sun to partial shade
USDA Hardiness Zones:
6 to 10
6′ to 8′
Plant Shipping Size/Format:
2-1/4″ pot with 4″-6″ top
Other Mosquito Repellent Plants:
- Lemongrass, also called citronella, is a tropical tall, stalky plant. It has a fresh, lemony aroma and a citrus flavor. A common ingredient in Asian cooking and can be use in different ways such as essential oil which is used in aromatherapy to freshen the air. Lemongrass tea, to promote sleep and boost immunity.
- A perfect plant for growing in-ground or in containers. Best to be planted in spring, loves direct sunlight and well-drained soil. Can reach 12 inches tall and are a half-inch wide at the base.
- Lemongrass grows in a clumping habit, with multiple stalks emerging from the same base. To take a cutting, cut the stalk cleanly with a knife about an inch from the ground. This will allow the stalk left in the ground to regrow.
- A tender perennial plant, meaning it cannot survive in colder climates.
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