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By Stu

Cleveland, United Kingdom Gb

English Lavender question

When should I prune English Lavender?

Should I prune them down now to where I see new shoots appearing at the base of the plant?



I don't think you cut lavender down that far, Stu. I don't think you should cut into the woody stems but just hang on until someone more knowledgeable answers! I'll be interested as I have just started with a couple of lavender plants this year.

13 Oct, 2021


you don't tend to cut into old wood. a light trim tends to be the advice I have always had from others.

13 Oct, 2021


Many thanks folks for your answers. I didn't plan to cut into old wood but about, say, 3 or 4 inches from the ground. Above this there are lots of little shoots!

19 Oct, 2021

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