Plant Care French lavender

French lavender

4.5 out of 5 (10 experiences)

French lavender has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
French lavender has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Lavender and Fringed lavender


Lavandula dentata

How to care for French lavender


How often to water your French lavender

Water needs for French lavender
0.5 cups
every 9

French lavender needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of French lavender

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for French lavender in your home

Light needs and placement for plant French lavender: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

French lavender love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

French lavender does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize French lavender

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for French lavender: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your French lavender after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for French lavender

French lavender

French lavender

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

French lavender has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 5
French lavender has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
French lavender has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
French lavender has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
French lavender has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
French lavender has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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Blooms easily Blooms easily
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Elle avatar
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Has great benefits, pretty easy to look after.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Erodplants avatar
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I love this plant, the fresh every so slight smell of lavender lingers when you are close otherwise nothing, ha. It has yet to bloom but I am patient.

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