How to grow Lavandula angustifolia

Lavandula angustifolia growing shrub‎ of the genus Lavandula also known as Lavender or Common lavender, Lavandula angustifolia perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental fragrant plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and grow in hardiness zone 5-10.

Leaves edible fragrant in the color green in oval shape with serrated edges in size of 3-5 cm.

Lavandula angustifolia flower

Flower edible fragrant in the color purple-lilac the flowers grow on stems in the end, the flowers spike looks like hive.

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How to grow Lavandula angustifolia growing and care:

Well drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No but possible

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Aggressive, allelopathy

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All year (but possible after the bloom)

How to prune:
More for design

Size of the plant?
60-150 cm, 24-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (less flowers)

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Purple-lilac the flowers grow in the end of specific stem in spike structure that look like hive

Pollination is done by:
Bees, attract pollinators

Uses of Lavandula angustifolia flower:
Essential oil, bug repellant, beverage

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
After the plant established can be cut freely

Information about leaves:
Fragrant green leaves in oval shape with serrated edges in size of 3-5 cm

Uses of Lavandula angustifolia leaves:
Essential oil, bug repellant, beverage

Scientific name:

Lavandula angustifolia

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