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PostPosted: Thu Sep 15, 2011 3:21 pm    Post subject: sewing lavender seeds Reply with quote

saw lavender seeds in Tesco. It says plant from Feb to June, I think. Could I plant them inside now
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 12:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've never tried growing Lavender from seed, but it is usually propagated by taking a heeled semi hardwood cutting (about 5 to a 9cm pot), at this time of year. If you can find plants, you'd save a lot of money and hassle.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have grown lavender from seed, but it's a slow process compared to getting trays of plants from a nursery. I only got a few plants as a result, but I don't have the greenest of fingers. You may do far better.
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