Packet - FRENCH LAVENDER - organic seeds

FRENCH LAVENDER - organic seeds

Lavandula stoechas

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Lavender is grown both for its intense fragrance and for the pretty flowers, that bloom from spring to autumn.  Not as hardy as culinary lavender. Will need good drainage.  
  • Lavender tolerates various types of soils, but does best in dry, sandy, well-drained alkaline soil in full sun.

    Before sowing, you need to chill the seeds in the refrigerator for a week this will break the seeds dormancy. Start seeds indoors or  from 11 weeks before your last spring frost date until early summer. Plant them no deeper than 6 mm (1/4 inch). Seeds take about 20days to germinate. When large enough to handle, plant seedlings outside after danger of frost is gone.

    Lavender quite a slow germinator and a slow grower. To encourage flowering, add organic fertilizer.



Packet 10 seeds