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Start Lemon Grass Farming only with 20k investment and earn Rs 4 lakh. Check how to varpat – News18

New Delhi. In today’s time everyone wants to earn good money. Are you too tired to work or are you thinking of starting your own business for better income? So today we tell you a great business idea. Which can be started with minimal investment. We are talking about – cultivation of lemongrass. It is also called ‘lemon grass’. Earn money from farming can be earned from this farming. Let us tell you that doing this farming can cost you up to 20 lakhs and you can earn thousands of rupees.

Even PM Modi has mentioned it
We report that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also mentioned in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ regarding the lemongrass business. Prime Minister Modi once mentioned in Mann Ki Baat that farmers are not only empowering themselves by growing lemongrass, but also contributing to the progress of the country. Let’s know everything about the cultivation of Lemon Grass.

There is a lot of demand in the market
As we know that there is a lot of demand in the market for the oil extracted from Lemon Grass. The oil extracted from lemongrass is used by companies that manufacture cosmetics, soaps, oils, and medicines. This is the reason why it fetches a good price in the market. The most important thing about this crop is that it can also be planted in areas affected by drought. With lemongrass cultivation, you can make a profit of about Rs 4 lakh in a year with just one hectare.

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No need for manure or fear of animals.
There is no need for manure in growing lemongrass and there is no fear of wild animals destroying the crop, so this crop is also proving to be a profitable business. Once the crop is planted, it continues for five or six years continuously.

Lemon grass cultivation process
The best time to plant lemongrass is between February and July. Once planted, it is harvested six to seven times. Harvesting takes place three to four times a year. The oil is extracted from lemongrass. In a year, 3 to 5 liters of oil come out of a katha soil. Their selling rate is from Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500. Its first harvest takes place 3 to 5 months after planting the lemongrass. Lemongrass is ready or not. To find out, break it open and smell it, if you smell a strong scent of lemon, then understand that it is ready. Harvest 5 to 8 inches above the ground. In the second harvest they leave from 1.5 liters to 2 liters of oil per katha. Its production capacity increases for three years. The best time to prepare the lemongrass nursery bed is in the month of March-April.

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You know, how much are you going to earn?
If you grow one hectare of lemongrass, it will initially cost you between 20,000 and 40,000 rupees. Once the crop is planted, it can be harvested 3-4 times in a year. Lemongrass is crushed like mint and khus. 100 to 150 liters of oil come out in 3 to 4 harvests. If 5 liters of oil are produced from a ton, about 325 liters of oil from a hectare will be released in a year. The price of oil per liter is around Rs 1200-1500 per litre, i.e. Rs 4-5 lakhs can be comfortably earned.

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