Lavender Seed - Munstead English Lavender Herb Seeds

Lavender Seeds - Munstead

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Herb Specifications

Season: Perennial

USDA Zones: 5 - 9

Height: 18 - 20 inches

Bloom Season: Early summer to late summer

Bloom Color: Dark blue

Environment: Full sun

Soil Type: Gritty, well-drained and slightly alkaline soils preferred, pH 6.5 - 7.5

Deer Resistant: Yes

Planting Directions

Temperature: 72 - 75F

Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days

Light Required: Yes

Depth: Cover seed lightly with soil after sowing

Sowing Rate: 5 seeds per plant

Moisture: Keep moist until germination

Plant Spacing: 20 inches

Care & Maintenance: Lavender

Lavender Munstead (Lavandula Angustifolia Munstead) - Start this aromatic herb for the garden by sowing Lavender seeds and watch the humming birds and bees come to enjoy the sweetness. Munstead Lavender is the most popular Lavender plant grown in the United States. It is one of the richest in essential oils, and it has a more compact habit and earlier-blooming flowers.

Grow Lavender Munstead herb Plants in a well-drained, neutral to alkaline soil in an open, sunny spot. Munstead Lavender herb demands sharp-draining soils, never rich, damp and soggy. If your soil is heavy, it's worth to mix in some sand or gravel before you plant, and perhaps create little mounds for your plants so each one drains quickly. Lavandula Angustifolia care includes trimming the plants back in spring to encourage bushier growth; also deadheading after flowering.

How To Grow Lavender Munstead From Herb Seeds: Sow Lavender seeds indoors 8 - 10 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix and sow herb seeds on the surface, pressing them into the soil. Cover the Lavender Munstead seeds very lightly as they need light for germination. Transplant Lavender Munstead seedlings outdoors in mid-spring once frost danger has passed.