Time released pellets may also be used. Newer Post Older Post Home. I've only been successful with Spanish here, but in Kingsville I'd think you could grow any of them. Water Lavender wants to be dry and needs little water once established.
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The first time is in late winter, just before the garden is about to break out of dormancy. Maybe Ill give it another try with some of the ones you listed.. Create an Account or login First Name.
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Even during hot weather, excess moisture is not kind to lavender. A light feeding of a well balanced fertilizer the first year is helpful to get the plant off to a good start. You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right. Lavender should be pruned twice a year. It just did not want to survive for me, and I tried three different varieties! Quote Post 8. I have this perhaps crazy idea of having a long lavender border. Here in Houston, the foliage turns an ugly gray after you cut the blooms, then regenerates to a lovely shade of green afterwards. Disease Control Give ample room around each plant for good air circulation. Your plant will be healthier and live longer with yearly pruning practices.
Lavendar needs very good drainage and enough sun. Your plant will be healthier and live longer with yearly pruning practices. The first time is in late winter, just before the garden is about to break out of dormancy. Good to find growing lavender in texas blog again, and I agree on lavenders. White Growing lavender in texas can never be taken. For this second clipping, reduce the lavender by only valentaine gifts third of its full size. Bubbles Sep 3, 8: If you find 'Provence' and 'Sweet' side by side at a local nursery, do yourself a favor and choose 'Sweet'.
We talked all about growing lavender in Texas. Spanish lavender can be successfully grown from seed and will flower the first year.
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On the other hand, if blooms are all you want, try 'Ellagance Purple'. I was talking to someone at a farmers market that grows lavender and sells the products Growing Lavender Successfully in Texas.
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Trish Jacksonville, TX Zone 8a. I could also recommend Lavender "Provence", but 5 out of the 6 plants I purchased have died. The other benefit of the gravel mulch is that it keeps soil from splashing on growing lavender in texas underside of the plant, which can help keep diseases down.