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Lavender Crop Update – Green-Up of Plants – May 13, 2022

The warm weather over the past week should lead to rapid green-up of lavender plants. Plants without any winter kill should be obviously green with new shoots beginning to expand at the tips. For other plants, recovery from winter kill … Continue reading

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Assessing Crop Progress and Winter Kill – Lavender Crop Update – April 28, 2022

This is usually the most stressful period for lavender growers. Everything else is turning green but the lavender is still looking grey in many cases, which can often lead to the conclusion that the plants have suffered severe winter kill. … Continue reading

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Assessing and Pruning Winterkill in Lavender

Since lavender is greening up across most of Ontario, now is a good time to assess lavender plants and determine the extent of winterkill. Depending on the severity of the damage, further action may be required in some cases such … Continue reading

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Experiencing Strange Symptoms on Lavender? Lavender Crop Update July 10, 2020

Lavandula angustifolia cultivars are in full bloom in most of Ontario, with lavandins starting to bloom further south. Some cultivars are already past peak, progressing through bloom faster due to the hot conditions. It is becoming very dry in most … Continue reading

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Lavender Crop Update – Winter Damage Assessment – May 14, 2020

Hopefully winter is finally over. Thankfully the cold weather in April and early May kept plants from getting too advanced and likely prevented significant damage to the lavender over the past week. The only plants that may have damage are … Continue reading

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Lavender Crop Update April 8, 2020

Although the winter got off to a sudden harsh start in early November, all indications so far suggest this has been a pretty good winter for lavender survival. Some new growth at the tips of the shoots was killed off … Continue reading

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