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Profitable Agriculture Business Ideas: Earn in Lakhs per Year by Growing Lemon Grass; Step-by-Step Guide Inside

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia
Lemon grass
Growing Lemon Grass

Do you know that there are many plants, which can make you rich or help you to earn Lakhs per month? Isn’t that amazing! Hence, the whole world is going towards organic farming or agriprenurship. If you also want to stand out by farming, then we are going to give you few successful mantras.  

But for this business, you should have some knowledge about farming and some plants.  Moreover Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also encouraged  lemon grass cultivation which is extensively used in medicine, cosmetic and detergent. 

In today's time, you can also earn a good income by cultivating Lemon Grass. Let’s know everything about Lemon Grass cultivation. Moreover, you should know that you do not need fertilizer for this farming nor you need to fear that wild animals will destroy it. 

When to Start Lemon Grass Farming? 

The best time to do this farming is between February and July. Once applied, you can harvest at least 6 to 7 times. It is first harvested after about 3 to 5 months of planting lemon grass. 

How Much Does it Cost? 

You need to know that lemon grass is used in extracting oil. If you cultivate it in a piece of land, you can get about 3 to 5 liters of oil. The price of one liter of oil of this grass ranges from about one thousand rupees to 1500 rupees. 

How to know if its farming is ready or not 

To find out this, you have to break it and smell it. If you smell a strong lemon like smell on it, then understand that the cultivation of your lemon grass is ready. 

Harvesting of Lemon Grass 

Cut it 5 to 8 inches above the ground. In the second harvest, 1.5 liters to 2 liters of oil is released per katha. Its production capacity grows for three years. 

How much it will Cost? 

It will cost about 30 to 40 thousand rupees to do this farming. Apart from this, its crushing is also done exactly like mentha and khas. If you make 3 cuts of it, you can get about 100 to 150 liters of oil easily. 

How much you can earn? 

In this way, 1 lakh to 1.50 lakh rupees can be earned in a year from Lemon Grass. After deducting expenses, you can earn a profit of 70 thousand to 1.20 lakh rupees in a year. 

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