Ask a Question forum→Lavender plant and blossoms not fragrant

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Name: Carina
Mansfield, TX (North Texas)
Balcony Gardener
Jun 13, 2020 8:43 PM CST
I have a 2-year-old lavender plant in a container that I planted from seed. I understand it does not bloom the first year. This year it put up bloom spikes, and is now blooming - pretty and healthy-looking. But the leaves and flowers have little or no scent! What am I doing wrong?
Name: one-eye-luke US.Vet.
Texas (Zone 8a)
Quitter's never Win
Hummingbirder Birds Organic Gardener Dog Lover Cat Lover
Jun 14, 2020 2:00 AM CST
You have to bust the terpenes glands with your finger to make your Lavender plant release the aroma. Just gently take a leaf or a stem and roll it between your fingers and it will stink for you.
NOT A EXPERT! Just a grow worm! I never met a plant I didn’t love.✌

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