Herbs Production & Processing Co. Ltd.

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

Highlights
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   
Lemongrass
Cultivation of MAPs

Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus)

Annual grass production-604 tons

- Lemongrass is a fast growing aromatic perennial herb that grows up to three meters in height. HPPCL has been cultivating this crop since 1982 A.D. in the Terai region of Nepal.

- Propagation is by seeds and by slips. Slips are prepared by splitting two-year-old clumps of lemongrass. June – July is main sowing season and first harvested after 3 months of transplantation. Second harvest after 45 days of first harvesting.

- Harvest is four times within a year. Winter season is dormant season and therefore no harvesting is done.

- Slips are transplanted Row to Row distance (40-50cm) and plant to plant distance (30-40cm.)

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Dr. Sindhu Prasad Dhungana
Chairman



Mr. Gyaneshwor Karki
General Manager



Information Officer
Mr. Rewati Raj Adhikari
Information Officer
r.adhikari@hppcl.com.np