How do you propagate Lomandra?

If you already have established Lomandra plants on your property, another quick way to propagate them is to dig up and split clumps, known as root ball division. Use a sharp blade to divide the clumps, making sure each small clump you plant has a good root system.

How do you grow Lomandra longifolia?

longifolia tolerate dryness. It can grow in a wide range of soil from light (sandy) to heavy (clay) soil. There is no special soil pH requirement and it can grow in semi-shaded area like light woodland or non-shaded area. It is relatively easy to maintain L.

Is Lomandra longifolia native to Australia?

Lomandra longifolia, commonly known as spiny-head mat-rush, spiky-headed mat-rush or basket grass, is a perennial, rhizomatous herb found throughout eastern Australia.

How do you propagate Lomandra little con?

Dividing and Propagating Lomandra The easiest method of propagation however is to dig up a clump and divide it. Include enough roots (and rhizomes if there are any) to ensure the divided plant survives. Divide with secateurs and replant during autumn, winter (not in cold zones) and spring.

Can you grow Lomandra in pots?

Containers – Narrow leaved Lomandra look fabulous in containers. ‘Shara’ (400mm tall), ‘Tanika’ (500mm tall) and ‘Lime Tuff’ (800mm tall) all have narrow, arching foliage and are well suited to planting in containers.

Why is my Lomandra dying?

Phytophthora causes a root rot disease that can kill off native plants. The first sign will be foliage turning yellow, the next will be your Lomandra dying.

What is the difference between a Lomandra hystrix and longifolia?

Lomandra hystrix will tolerate full sun however it does better in part shade. It will also tolerate periods of dry but will not look its best. Some gardeners trim back the leaves in spring. Lomandra longifolia is a hardier, more sun and drought tolerant plant that is widely distributed in Australia.

Can Lomandra grow in water?

Lomandra hystrix are naturally found growing at the base of riverbanks and are successful in stabilising wet areas and the banks of waterways. Lomandra longifolia (my personal favorite) does well in a range of environments including full sun.