Lavender gives very good results when grown in sunny, sheltered from the wind places with deep, loose and structural soils. It successfully develops on strongly sloping terrains in the foothills and mountainous areas up to 1500 m above sea level. height, but this hinders the mechanized cultivation of the crop. On acid soils the area is pre-limed with 100-150 kg per decare of lime.
Soil preparation includes cleaning of stones and plant debris and plowing to a depth of 20-25 cm in autumn. In the spring the area is harrowed and cultivated several times throughout the summer. In autumn, before planting seedlings, the area is cultivated again, but deeper, or plowed with a plow to a depth of 18-20 cm by harrowing and furrowing every 120-140 cm.