Crop Detail

Lavender is the name given to several species of herbaceous, perennial shrubs in the genus Lavandula which are grown as ornamental plants or for essential oil. Lavender plants are small, branching and spreading shrubs with grey-green leaves and long flowering shoots. The leaves can be simple or pinnate measuring 30-50 mm (1-2 in) in length. Lavender is also grown for the production of its essential oil, which comes from the distillation of the flower spikes of certain lavender species. The oil has cosmetic uses, and it is believed to have some medicinal uses.

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Medicinal Plants
Crop Climate Title Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Perennial
Crop Economic Title Cash Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops

Pests, Weeds, Diseases and Disorders

Sucking Pests
Aphid Spider Mites White flies Weevils Snails and Slug Cut worm
Wild Oats (Avena fatua): Barnyard Grass (Echinochloa crus-galli) Phalaris spp. (Canary Grass) Chicory (Cichorium intybus) Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Thistle
Fungal Diseases
Botrytis Blight (Gray Mold) Phomopsis Blight Root Rot Bacterial Leaf Spot Lavender Latent Virus
stunted growth wilting Yellow leaves Plant stress

Lavender Crop Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
English Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia): .
Lavandin (Lavandula x intermedia): .
Provence Lavender (Lavandula x intermedia 'Provence'): .
Spanish Lavender (Lavandula stoechas): .
. 30 kg per acre
. .

Lavender Districts Wise Calendar

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