New Business Idea: It is the dream of every person to have his own business. But, it is generally believed that a lot of money is required to be invested to start any business. If you live in the rural area of the country and are planning to start your own business, then you can do the business of Lemongrass Farming. The special thing about this cultivation is that its cost is also very less and it will help you to give maximum returns in less care. You can start this business even with a job. So let’s know about this-
Make lemon grass business
Today we are going to tell you about the cultivation of lemon grass. It is noteworthy that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Modi) also once mentioned about the cultivation of lemon grass in the program Mann Ki Baat. To start this business, you will need 20 thousand rupees. Lemongrass is considered as a cash crop which helps the farmers to become financially strong. So let us tell you about the investment and method of starting this business.
Increasing demand in lemon grass market
Nowadays there is a lot of demand for oil derived from lemon grass in the market. This oil is used to make medicine, cosmetic, soap etc. The special thing about lemon grass is that it can be planted even in areas with less water. You do not need any kind of fertilizer in this farming. Lemon grass grows very well even in less water. After planting this grass, you do not have to sow continuously for 5 to 6 years. It keeps on growing itself continuously, by cutting which you can earn good profits.
Right time for cultivation of lemon grass
You can easily cultivate this grass from February to July. After 6 months you can harvest it. One Sqft of land can yield 3 to 5 liters of oil. This grass has a strong smell of lemon. Harvesting of this grass is done after it is 5 to 8 inches tall.
earning from this business
You can start this business with an investment of 20 to 40 rupees. In a year, at least 300 to 350 liters of oil comes out from this business. By selling 1000 to 1500 liters in its market, at least 4 to 5 rupees can be reduced in a year.