The citronella plant is a great natural and easy and simple refill to be grown in the pot or in the backyard.

how to cultivate  Natural Repellent Citronella

A great natural way to repel mosquitoes is to use citronella due to the substances contained in the leaf. 

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The soil must be fertile and well-drained for it to grow well, and with plenty of sunlight.


You can find the American type of cintronella which is this format with shorter and peaked leaves, and the grass type, very common here in Brazil.

citronella American

Watering should be constant as they love a more humid soil, but don't soak too much.


The repellent action occurs when the plant gives off its odor. The repellent is useful for fighting Aedes aegypti and other mosquitoes.  

Natural Repellent Citronella

Citronella is also used to make natural cleaning products.

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An effective insect repellent tip is to place potted Citronella in a   air current, so the aroma goes into the house.  

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