Plant Care broadleaved lavender

broadleaved lavender

About broadleaved lavender

broadleaved lavender is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

broadleaved lavender likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Lavandula latifolia
Lavandula
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

Also known as

broadleaved lavender, spike lavender and Portuguese lavender

How to care for broadleaved lavender

Water

How often to water your broadleaved lavender

Water needs for broadleaved lavender
0.5 cups
every 9

broadleaved 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for broadleaved lavender in your home

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

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

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

broadleaved lavender does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of broadleaved lavender in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize broadleaved lavender

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for broadleaved 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 broadleaved lavender after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for broadleaved lavender

broadleaved lavender


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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