Companion plant Lavender. Lavender is a premium companion plant for your cannabis garden.
The breathtaking flower spears of lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) will fill your garden with a scent prized by perfumers for its pheromone-like qualities. Aromatherapists appreciate it for its many medicinally active compounds. Civilisations of old cherished the lavender plant and used it for scented baths as was very popular during the Victorian era. Used in potpourris as a soporific. Tucked under pillows or in cupboards to deter moths and silverfish. Lavender has been used by prince and pauper alike for thousands of years.
An absolute guaranteed beneficial bug magnet the seductive bouquet of the pretty purple clusters attract several useful nectar and larvae feeding insects. Your plants will always be haloed with stoked bees. Fleas and ticks are repulsed by lavender and mice will go out of their way to avoid a lavender clump which is good news. Those little rodents can gnaw through your outer cambium and ring bark your precious girls. Crush a sprig of lavender in your palm and inhale deeply of the rich terpenes to alleviate headaches or calm anxiety. Rub on your clothes for smiling echoes all day.
|Lavandula angustifolia||Perennial, schrub.||30 – 45 cm||Natural – June; if pruned after harvest, 2nd – August bloom in Summer||Strongly aromatic and distraction (purple flowers).||Mediterranean , sunny, hot, protect from wind, warm season.|
|pH||Soil||Germination||Spacing||Seeds per gram||Note|
|Prefers 6,5 to 7,5. Can grow between 6,1 and 8,5.||Light, deep and not overly rich soil. Well-drained.||14 – 21 days / 10 – 16 °C||45 – 60 cm||850 – 1300||Attract beneficient insects, repels pests. To continue vegetative growth, cut the stems 3-5 inches from the ground right before flowering.|