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Lavender 'Munstead Dwarf'

Lavandula angustifolia

Munstead Dwarf is a popular variety of Lavender, which belongs to the Lavandula genus (Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead Dwarf'). Munstead Dwarf grows as a Perennial and is a Herb. Being a Perennial, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Munstead Dwarf 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 Munstead Dwarf originates from.

Munstead Dwarf 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 'Munstead Dwarf'

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

A full sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Munstead Dwarf 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, loamy and silty and has a ph of between 6.0 and 7.0 as Lavender is a weakly acidic soil to neutral soil loving plant.

Growing Munstead Dwarf 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 Munstead Dwarf about 1 days after your last frost date.

Transplanting Munstead Dwarf

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

Harvesting Munstead Dwarf

Lavender 'Munstead Dwarf' information

How long does Munstead Dwarf take to grow?

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Lavender Munstead Dwarf Etymology

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

Other Names for Lavender 'Munstead Dwarf'

Dwarf Munstead

Latest Lavender 'Munstead Dwarf' 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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