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May 15, 2018 7:43 AM CST
Name: Marilyn Sargeant
Owen Sound Ontario Canada (Zone 6a)
Hello I'm new here. I have a question concerning my lavender plant that I purchased a few weeks ago. It was doing really well at first, now it's leaves are starting to turn brown and it doesn't look healthy. I put it on top of my TV but moved it this morning to in front of my patio window it faces east. Was it not getting enough light? I was watering it when it felt dry to the touch. Not enough water? Can it be saved? Any help would be appreciated. Smiling
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May 15, 2018 8:51 AM CST
Name: Debbie
Manitoba, Canada (Zone 3a)
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Hi Marilyn, Welcome!
Lavender is very difficult to grow as a houseplant so I expect the changes you see are related to not providing the conditions it needs which includes full hot sun for a good 8 hours per day and rather dryish conditions. Even a south facing window exposure can't replicate what it would receive outdoors. These plants enjoy the climate of the Mediterranean which is difficult to replicate here in Canada, lol. Can you plant it outside? Not sure which variety you have but I expect it would be fully hardy in your zone. Good luck!
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May 15, 2018 10:42 AM CST
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Hello Marilyn, that is a lovely lavender plant, but it does need more warmth and more direct sun.

I found this article about growing Lavender in Ontario, you may want to read through and see how you can adjust your growing area to suit the needs of the plant. Good Luck! Just click on the link: https://provinceapothecary.ca/...
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May 15, 2018 1:00 PM CST
Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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Welcome Marilyn! I wish you much success with your lovely lavender plant. Green Grin! It has such a wonderful perfume. Lovey dubby
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