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Lomandra longifolia

Spiny mat rush

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Seed Pre-Treatment: Soak in water for 24hrs

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 8-10 weeks.
Seed should be sown directly after collecting for best results.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Spring-Summer
Optimal germination temperature 25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Late Decembe r- January

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed loses viability quickly - should be sown shorttly after collection for best results.

Grows from Cuttings