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Lavender 'Dwarf Munstead'

Lavandula angustifolia

Dwarf Munstead is a popular variety of Lavender, which belongs to the Lavandula genus (Lavandula angustifolia 'Dwarf Munstead'). Dwarf Munstead grows as a Perennial and is a Herb. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Dwarf Munstead is known for its Forb habit and growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet).

Spain is believed to be where Dwarf Munstead originates from.

Dwarf Munstead Lavender is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Lavender 'Dwarf Munstead'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Dwarf Munstead is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. USDA Hardiness Zone 5 to 9 are typically the USDA Hardiness Zones that are appropriate for this plant (although this can vary based on your microclimate). Ensure your soil is sandy and has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 as Lavender is a weakly acidic soil to neutral soil loving plant.

Growing Dwarf Munstead from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.23 inches (0.6 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Dwarf Munstead about 1 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Dwarf Munstead

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Dwarf Munstead is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Dwarf Munstead

Lavender 'Dwarf Munstead' information

How long does Dwarf Munstead take to grow?

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When should I sow Dwarf Munstead?

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Lavender Dwarf Munstead Etymology

Angustifolius is Latin for "thin"or “narrow”.1

Latest Lavender 'Dwarf Munstead' Reviews

  • 05 Jun 2012

    goddessjoy goddessjoy's Dwarf English Lavender was Reviewed day 33

    This may be a dwarf version of the oh so traditional English Lavender, but don’t let that fool you. The scent on this plant is amazing! It packs just as much punch as it’s full sized brother, and is just as easy to care for.

    5 stars

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