This is the This is the best plant for a sweet lemon grass tea, heavy in scent and flavor, and very sweet. It doesnt produce actually produce a fleshy blulb, so for cooking it is more diffiicult to use, but it is the preferred variety for essential oil. It is very frot tendr, so be sure to harvest it to the ground by early fall. It can be dried to enjoy during the winter months. Keep in a warm greenhouse if yu plan to overwinter it. Thi makes a terrific sorbet or ice cream flavor.