How to grow Lavender in a mug to perfume the house

This beautiful aromatic plant is native to the Mediterranean countries, and it adapts well to all types of climates, with a predominance of warm ones.

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It has very long stems that culminate in spikes. It has lilac / purplish flowers that are highly perfumed. That is why these flowers are widely used to scent environments.

Next, we will show you how you can germinate lavender in a cup…

You need:

A cup
Lavender seeds

Step by Step:


When you have the lavender seeds, proceed to place them in an airtight bag and take them to the refrigerator for a minimum of 3 weeks.
After this time, take the cup and proceed to make one or more holes in the bottom to help drainage.
Proceed in a different container to mix soil with fertilizer (the soil must be in greater quantity).
Put the soil into the cup.
Then overhead the seeds , if possible separated from each other by at least a centimeter and a half.
Cover the seeds with soil until they reach the rim of the cup.
Proceed to watering.
Irrigation should be frequent at this stage .
Place your mug near a window where it gets light, but not direct sunlight.
Keep your plant in these conditions and you will notice that after 2 weeks the changes begin .
After a month, your first germinations will have appeared that will transform them into your future lavender plant.
If you notice that it is going high, without fear proceed to prune it . This will give you more strength and you will grow healthier.
You can keep it in the cup, or if you prefer you can transplant it into the ground so that it grows in greater quantity and becomes a bush.

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Let’s talk about Lavender:

We can plant it in temperate climates at any time. But in hot climates the best month is December .
It has a germination time that goes between 15 and 40 days .
Once it has germinated, it requires a lot of light.
It supports frost very well.
Through a process of distillation, essential oil is usually obtained from this plant.
The waterings should be more frequent while the germination process lasts, but then when it is already strong it does not require much watering.
Faced with excess watering and humidity, it is a plant prone to the formation of fungi , the most typical pest of this plant, which attacks and rots its root.
If you notice that your plant has several sets of leaves and they are already mature, it indicates that it has overgrown roots and that they no longer support their container or container . It will be time for the transplant.

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