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Sandia Seed Company

Lavender Vera Seeds - Organic

Regular price $ 3.00 USD
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Old Fashioned English Lavender Vera has proven itself to have superior winter cold hardiness and sweetly fragrant flowers suitable as cut flowers, for sachets and Lavender oil production. This heirloom variety from England is a compact plant that blooms in early summer with an abundant crop of thin, highly fragrant flower spikes with dark blue calyxes and lavender corollas.

Lavender can be sown indoors in late winter or outdoors in early spring or late fall.

Plant seeds 1/4" deep and 3" apart. Seeds should come up in 14-21 days. Thin seedlings to 18" apart. 

Good For Containers and evergreen.

Each packet contains 300 Organic Lavender Vera seeds. Lavendula angustifolia. Annual. Open-pollinated, heirloom, non-GMO. Harvest in 100 days. $3.00

This packet plants a 80' row.

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Features.

This English lavender popular for adding a sweet floral flavor to foods. It will bloom in the spring and again in the fall. It is a water-wise plant that attract butterflies, and bees. It is deer and rabbit resistant. The fragrant flowers and foliage are good for cut flowers and for dried flowers. , 

Benefits.

The lavender plant, a fragrant flower, is also an edible herb. You can use lavender to add flavor to baked goods and other recipes. However. the strong flavor can be overpowering, so add it sparingly. There are many health benefits of eating lavender, including upping your intake of vitamins and minerals and protecting your body from antioxidants and stress.

More Information about planting, growing, and harvesting beets can be found in the Farmer's Almanac Growing Guide.

How to Grow Lavender from Seed
Full lighting
2-3 week cold-stratification
Begin more starts than you’ll use
Lavender seeds are especially small, nearly microscopic, and can be notorious for their slower 14-28 day germination as well as having a naturally lower germination rate.

Like many other herbs and wildflowers, lavender seeds experience a significant increase in germination if sown in the fall to lie dormant through winter or stored in a freezer for about 2-3 weeks prior to spring sowing.

This process of cold-stratification simulates the seeds’ natural habitat and conditions, helping to ensure thorough germination as if the plant had naturally reseeded itself. Lavender seeds are slow to germinate and should be cold-stratified as early as 10-12 weeks prior to outdoor transplanting.

After a 2-3 week cold-stratification, lavender seeds are best started indoors using  loose potting soil and a bright grow light, allowing full lighting for thorough germination.

Lightly press seeds into soil without covering to allow lavender full lighting to properly warm and dry out. Seedlings should reach about 4-5” tall when ready to transplant.

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