Lavender

Lavandula angustifolia

How to care for Lavender

Shape

Light: Full Sun

Place in a bright room that is sun drenched almost all day. Or directly in a south-facing window.

watering

Watering need: Medium demand

This plant is somewhat drought-tolerant, so no need to stress too much about it drying up. Make sure to feel the soil before watering: the top layer (about 2 inches) should be dry before giving this plant more water.

fertilizer

Fertilizing need: Medium demand

Plants can't only survive on water, they need nutrients too. To keep your plant nice and thriving, it’s important that you add fertilizer every now and then. You can find more info below how to best fertilize this plants.

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All parts of the plant are edible and can be used in cooking and baking. The flavor also intensifies if the herb is dried.

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The Best Way to Water Your Lavender

Lavender plants like to dry out a bit between waterings, and can be susceptible to root rot if given too much water.

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How to Fertilize Your Lavender

Most plants require fertilizing every now and then to ensure that they get the right nutrients in order to stay happy and healthy.

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How to Repot Your Lavender

Most plants require repotting every now and then in order to stay happy and healthy. However, repotting can be stressful to plants, so it's important to do it carefully and not too often.

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How to Prune Your Lavender

Cutting back your plant isn't always necessary, but it can help it to look full and healthy.

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Overwintering Your Lavender

Some plants prefer to be kept in a cold place during the winter, but still with sufficient light.

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