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when is the best time to cut back a lavender



Usual procedure is to shear over after a main flush of flowers ends, taking about an inch of foliage at the same time, shearing to shape, about twice a year, usually in about late June and again late August to mid September. You must never cut into old wood.

26 Oct, 2010


does this apply to french lavender as well Bamboo.

26 Oct, 2010


Yes, Helen, although if you have young plants (any variety of Lavender) and they're straggly in spring, they can be cut back to make denser growth.

26 Oct, 2010


thanks bamboo

27 Oct, 2010

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