Herbs Production & Processing Co. Ltd.

(An undertaking of the Government of Nepal)
Sustainable Business Dignified Employment Empowered Communities

1,000kg of Chamomile Oil on Sale    70 ton of Rosin, 4,000 ltr of Turpentine oil on sale    Please contact Sales unit of HPPCL (info@hppcl.com.np) for details   
Cultivation of MAPs

Citronella (Cymbopogon  Winterianus jowitt)

Annual grass production-531 tons

- Citronella is an aromatic perennial herb growing up to two-meter height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1982 A.D. in the Terai region of Nepal.

- This crop is propagated by slips. Slips are prepared by splitting two-year-old clump of Citornella. June-July is main sowing season and first harvested after 3 months of transplantation. Second harvest starts after 40-45 days of first harvesting. Harvesting is 4 times within a year. Winter season is dormant season and therefore no harvesting is done.

- After plugging and harrowing of field, slips are transplanted in Row to Row distance (40-50cm) and plant to plant distance (30-40cm.)

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Dr. Sindhu Prasad Dhungana

Mr. Gyaneshwor Karki
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