How to care for Lavender

Written by Maggie

Jul 15 2021

How to care for Lavender

It's very easy to grow lavender at home. The plant doesn't require much maintenance. The following are some care guide for lavender.

Lavender care

Lavender care for roots rot 

Lavender roots rot, we need timely pruning the rotten root, and use the carbendazim potion soak for half an hour. In cool dry air in the environment, select high loose capacity of soil to plant. When we care for lavender, water needs to control the number of times it can be timely in accordance with the principle of dry-wet alternate for filling water. Keep temperature at 20 ℃ or so, they should not be below 10 ℃ temperature when we care for lavender in winter. The following are details of lavender care for roots rot.

1. Trim rotten roots

When we care for lavender, in case of rotting roots, it is necessary to prune the rotting roots in time and keep the healthy roots. After soaking the roots with carbendazim, the roots will be taken out and placed in a cool environment for drying for a while after half an hour.

2. Soil care

Lavender rotted roots may be caused by poor soil porosity and poor drainage capacity. It is necessary to choose fertile soil with high drainage capacity for planting, so as to ensure the smooth respiration of roots and reduce the phenomenon of rotted roots. Carbendazim of soaked roots can be used to irrigate the soil for disinfection and sterilization after pot loading.

3. Water and fertilizer care

Lavender does not like the wet environment, so it must reduce the number of watering in the future breeding process. It can follow the principle of watering thoroughly and watering thoroughly until the soil becomes dry. When we care for lavender, it needs to water once a day in summer breeding, and stop fertilizing to avoid the phenomenon of fertilizer damage

4. Temperature care

Lavender is prone to frostbite if the temperature is too low in the breeding process, and even root rot will occur again. When we care for lavender in winter, the breeding temperature should not be lower than 10℃, and it is better to control the temperature at about 20℃, because too high temperature is not conducive to the growth of roots.

Lavender care

Lavender care for leaves withered

When Lavender leaves withered, if too little light is curing pot, it should be moved to the outdoor balcony, every day to treat best there is plenty of light. If too little water, it should be kept hydrated, maintaining high air humidity, to maintain the substrate wetting advisable. If improper soil, it should be digging soil treatment, after every 1 ~ 2 years in the basin. The following are details of lavender care for leaves withered.

1. Light care

Lavender likes to grow in a sunny environment. If the plant is often not exposed to the sun, or receives little light, it will cause the leaves to gradually fade away. When we care for lavender, the plant should be moved to a sunny place with ventilation for maintenance.

2. Moisture care

Lavender likes to grow in moist soil, if too little watering at ordinary times will lead to too dry soil, leaves will be hindered in photosynthesis and wilt phenomenon, then how to do Lavender leaf wilting. When we care for lavender, water thoroughly in time, keeping the substrate moist is appropriate, after watering it should be dry and see wet.

3. Soil care

Lavender suits in loose strong sex and grew in the silty loam of ventilated breathe freely. When we care for lavender, if the soil permeability is very poor, it also can cause blade hair to become yellow, vehicle processing at this time, after every 1 ~ 2 years in the basin, but also often loose soils, in order to increase the permeability of the soil.

4. Heating processing

Lavender is a warm-loving plant, which will not grow well in a low temperature environment for a long time, especially when the temperature is lower than 8℃, and its leaves will grow poorly. When we care for lavender, it is better to move the flower pot to a sunny place indoors for conservation, control the room temperature above 10℃, and avoid cold wind to avoid freezing damage. Learn more about how to grow lavender indoors.

Lavender care