Is It Impossible to Grow Lavender from Seed? Nope! It is difficult, however not impossible. The reason why lavender is deemed difficult to grow from seed is because it is just “different” to grow from seed than “regular” seeds. People give up too easy. I have spent 4 years seed germinating lavender. My Credentials: I […]
Growing Lavender from Seed
Seeds are Germinating!
We have approximiately 250 lavender seedlings and we are pretty excited that we actually have germination. They are definitely finickly little guys to get going! The species we have are all Lavendula Angustofolia: Ellagance, Vera, Hidcote Blue, Munstead, Lavender Lady. We do also have “French Long” which is a stoecha and not a perennial and […]
First Lavender Sprout Appears from Seed!
Yesterday we bought our heat lamp. We kept it on until 9PM and turned it on promptly at 9AM. Low and behold, we finally have a Lavender sprout. This was from our 24 hour “Frozen” forced stratification batch. I have half in soil and half on a paper towel lightly covered in soil. This sprout […]
Frozen Germination Method for Lavender Seeds
We took those 500-750 English Lavender seeds and spread them on soil in a planting tray on Friday March 1. We have been misting them many times daily. Still no sprouts. It has been snowing non stop so we will pick up a heat lamp when we get out of the house to see if […]
5000 English Lavender Seeds!
Check out our most recent article of growing lavender from seed. We have begun the germination process for 5000 English Lavender seeds in our Allegan cabin yesterday! The seeds are supposed to have a 91% germination rate. We will see by the time we put them in the ground (guestimating May 30) what the “success […]