February 18, 2020

How to Grow and care for lavender indoors

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Most people like to keep indoor flowers, lavender is not a good idea. Do you want to add a different color to your room? Lavender will never let you down, though this grass is not a traditional indoor plant, you can try to stay healthy if you do the right thing. In most cases, lavender should be added to outdoor activities. Even in cold areas lavender is not cold, it is best to keep indoor planting lavender as a guarantee at the end, something you can not in the winter when the plants are outdoors.

Most indoor lavender plants do not show the ideal growth and color of leaves, let alone colorful flowers. The problem is light or lack. The interior has a tough time to deliver enough sunshine. Especially in the northern regions in winter.

Indoor lavender plant near a bright window facing south. Most plants are not suitable for use on the windowsill, so use a small table or plant near the plant to the sun. You can also use supplemental simulated solar light. Standard fluorescent tubes pause 6 to 12 inches above lavender to grow to provide enough light. Or try a high-output fluorescent lamp (type T5), which produces twice the conventional tube.

When growing lavender indoors, it is important to use the correct container size. A pot of lavender should be only one to two inches larger than the root part of the plant. In a large pot, there is no excess of soil without roots to absorb moisture. The soil is easy to wet, leading to soil is too wet where the roots of lavender. The end result is root rot, how many indoor lavender plants die.

Lavender is a Mediterranean plant, which means it loves the barren soil. Fill the bottom of your pot 1 to 2 inches deep at the top with a bladeless limestone crushed stone mixing container. Mix one tablespoon of lime soil to give it more alkaline edges. Monthly, mix dry and ground eggshells before adding lime to the soil.

While lavender loves heat, you’ll have better success in the interior, especially in the winter, when you find it away from hot or cold air drafts. In winter, consider growing lavender indoors in the temperature of a room than the rest of the house. The purpose is to let the roots live through the winter, but not to put heavy new growth.

Water your lavender after planting and then pull it back on the water. The winter is cool and the water only dries in the soil about 1 inch deep. Consider using a terracotta jar with indoor lavender. The porous pot country loses moisture and it helps to prevent rot.

For indoor selection of smaller lavender varieties. They are better adapted to the pot and are also suitable for growth under growing light. French lavender lavender flower dentata) varieties planted indoors. They are not as pleasantly strong as English lavender (lavender flower angustifolia), but they are better adapted to the indoor environment. Other good types of lavender planted in the interior include canary lavender (lavender flower canariensis) and fern leaf lavender (lavender multifida), the wet conditions prevail over other lavender.

In spring, lavender outdoors when all the dangers of frost have passed. Clip any slender growth in the winter. Add a layer of composted soil to stimulate growth and wells.