Lavender Pruning

How to prune Lavender

How to prune Lavender


Pruning is necessary for the development and protection of our plants. Many farmers cut the flowering stems when the first buds open during the first growing season, so as to help the plants develop. After this, we can say that lavender plants need pruning once a year. Some very experienced farmers prune their plants during spring, but late summer or early autumn pruning (after harvest) is more common. Especially when we grow lavender for essential oil, in most cases we harvest only the flowering tops, and we leave the stems untouched. In this case, after the harvest we must prune every lavender plant to half of its size (leaving 1/3 of each year’s growth), so as to encourage new growth. Pruning woody parts of the plants must be avoided.

You can enrich this article by leaving a comment or photo of your lavender plants pruning techniques and methods.

1.) Lavender Plant Information

2.) How to grow Lavender at home

3.) Growing Lavender for Profit

4.) Lavender Growing Conditions

5.) Sowing Lavender – Seeding Rate – Number of Lavender Plants per Hectare

6.) Lavender Water Requirements

7.) Lavender Fertilizer Requirements

8.) Lavender Pruning

9.) Lavender Weed Control

10.) Lavender Harvest

11.) Lavender Essential Oil Yield

12.) Q&As Lavender Plant

Do you have experience in Lavender cultivation? Please share your experience, methods and practices in the comments below. All the content you add will be soon reviewed by our agronomists. Once approved, it will be added to and it will influence positively thousands of new and experienced farmers across the world.

This article is also available in: Español Français العربية Português Ελληνικά Türkçe

Wikifarmer Editorial Team
Wikifarmer Editorial Team

Wikifarmer is the greatest User Generated Online Farming Library. You can submit a new article, edit an existing article or just enjoy free access to hundreds of contemporary farming guides. The user bears sole responsibility for the use, evaluation, assessment and utilization of any information provided in this website.