Plant Care Bay-Lavender

Bay-Lavender

Also known as

Nigua de playa, Sea rosemary, Te del mar, Temporana and Yerba cotorra

Taxonomy

Tournefortia gnaphalodes
Tournefortia
Boraginaceae
Boraginales

How to care for Bay-Lavender

Water

How often to water your Bay-Lavender

Water needs for Bay-Lavender
0.5 cups
every 9

Bay-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 Bay-Lavender

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

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 Bay-Lavender in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bay-Lavender: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bay-Lavender love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bay-Lavender does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bay-Lavender in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bay-Lavender

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity

Care Summary for Bay-Lavender

Bay-Lavender

Bay-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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