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02/10/2012 at 12:36

I have purchased some Lavender plants that are about 4 inches tall,should I plant them out now or over winter them inside and plant in the spring ?

02/10/2012 at 12:42

Leave them till the Spring-they might need potting on in the meantime-in a cold greenhouse should be fine.

02/10/2012 at 13:29

Will do ,thanks

02/10/2012 at 15:30

as said above as the cold killed all my young plants off during that cold spell,including my Rosemarie.

02/10/2012 at 18:37

i purchased the lavender plants that were on offer, unfortunately a majority of them died, yet i dont know what i did wrong

02/10/2012 at 19:02
Tracey 3 wrote (see)

i purchased the lavender plants that were on offer, unfortunately a majority of them died, yet i dont know what i did wrong

My guess would be over-watered and/or over potted.

 

02/10/2012 at 20:04

hello, I got my lavenders as part of the free perennials offer from T&M  in May. My interest in the offer wasn't about these plants so potted them on into small pots and sort of neglected them. Put 3 in each pot and left them outside, they have done really well. They are about 4" but very bushy,leaves smell lovely. I'm going to leave them in their pots, pot on if necessary and over winter in the cold frames, plant them out next year.

03/10/2012 at 06:40
Oooh, hadn't considered needing to protect my lavender pots this winter (other than a bit of fleece if it looks like going below freezing). I've two in pots that were put out late August this year. Do I need to find some shelter for them then?

Assume my two camellias in pots should be ok with fleece??
03/10/2012 at 18:15

I have purchased the lavenders from T & M and I have left mine in the greenhouse. They were all stood in trays of water to keep them watered while I was away on holiday for nearly two weeks and they are growing really well. They are very strong looking plants and very bushy. I will be leaving them in the greenhouse over winter and plant them out next spring.

03/10/2012 at 20:37
Think I might request a cold frame for my birthday...
01/03/2013 at 14:55

Lavender plant is a hardy plant but winter winds can damage the branches and foliage. The dry, cold winds wick moisture from the lavender's evergreen leaves, which causes burning or foliage death.


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