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May 15, 2020 2:04 PM CST
Montreal, Quebec
I grew these Dwarf Munstead Lavender plants from seeds and now they are 3 and half moths old. Room temperature is moderate between 15-20 degree celsius. I water when I see the soil is dry. I usually mist my plants & soil both with Neem oil & dish soap mixed in water once a week. They all are under grow light 12 hours a day.

I am trying to figure out what causes my lavender plants do wilting, I treat all of them equally but only 3-4 plants are doing well and others are not.

Top Lavender leaves are turning soft, silvery & then dies out completely. I already lost 8 lavender plants same way. Can anybody help me what should I do to save them?

I would appreciate a lot if someone can help me out.

Thank you very much for look into this.
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May 15, 2020 2:55 PM CST
Name: Lee-Roy
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That potting soil seems far too wet. Do you water when the top looks dry? If so you might be over watering because deeper down there's still moisture
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May 16, 2020 10:41 AM CST
Name: one-eye-luke US.Vet.
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Lavender Plants grow best in well-drained, slightly alkaline soil with a pH between 6.7 and 7.3. You have an acidic water holding potting mix and you are keeping the soil a little too wet.
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