lavender - Knowledgebase Question

Lake Worth, Fl
Question by lizkey
July 5, 2008
where is the best place to grow lavender in florida outside or inside?

Answer from NGA
July 5, 2008



Lavendar needs sun so indoors would not work. It is native to the Mediterranean and therefore likes a well drained site with moderate to warm temperatures. In the sultry, humid heat of a southern summer it can melt, especially if kept to wet. Build it a raised mound using compost mixed with your native soil. Water periodically to keep the soil a little moist, but take care not to allow it to stay soggy wet. Give it full sun or a little afternoon shade.

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