I'm trying to grow lavender from Provence, and the seeds don't germinate. Any recommendation?

Answer

Lavender types do not all grow with equal ease from seed and resulting plants can be variable in habit.The Mediterranean Lavendula stoechas (French lavender) germinates pretty easily under glass and light in early spring or autumn, at a temperature of 60 to 70 degrees. Use seedling trays with good drainage, moistened compost and cover seeds with only a light layer of compost or vermiculite, before keeping under glass. You should see germination in one to three months.

Courtesy of NYBG Plant Information Service

  • Last Updated Jan 19, 2021
  • Views 64
  • Answered By Leslie Coleman

FAQ Actions

Was this helpful? 0 0

Ask a plant expert

Send us an email or use the question form below.

Submit a question

Before submitting your question, try searching our Plant and Gardening FAQ page and Help Guides. Still need help? Fill out the form below and a plant expert will answer your individual plant and gardening questions. We will respond to questions in the order we receive them.

Your Question
Your Info
**

Our system doesn't track which FAQ page you are viewing before you fill out the question form. If you have a specific question related to one of our FAQ entries, please indicate it above so we can better understand your question.

Fields marked with * are required.