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Feeding potted lavender

Dirty HarryDirty Harry Posts: 1,048
Do you do it occasionally?

It's obvious it's known as a plant that doesn't need a lot of nutrients but does the 'no feeding' rule also apply for ones that stay in permanent pots?

Have never seen it made clear whenever the importance of feeding your container plants is mentioned.


  • AnniDAnniD Posts: 11,959
    Must be honest, l have never done it.
    Downderry nursery recommend slow release feed plugs
  • TheGreenManTheGreenMan Posts: 1,957
    I’ve never done it. I’ve been told they lose the potency of the scent if fed. Not sure if that’s true. 

    I just keep them moist when it’s hot. 
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 10,972
    I give mine in pots a seaweed drench once in Spring and again after they've flowered.
    Try to ensure the pots don't dry out in hot weather.

    Billericay - Essex

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
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