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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Lomandra nigricans is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE with PURPLE markings
to 70x0.3cm., channelled, ~twisted
|Height, in meters: 0.7
Height, in feet: 2.31
|Lomandra nigricans sales history
Common names for Lomandra nigricans:
|Dark Mat Rush, Dark Mat-rush,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|15||: Australian Natives and Introduced Species|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|65||: World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List|
|162||: Cushion Or Hummock Plant Seed List (Small and Larger)|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Lomandra nigricans seeds will usually germinate in 45 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Lomandra nigricans seeds in warm water for a day and a night, sow just below the surface of a sandy - peaty mix, keep at about 25°C, dark and moist (not damp)
Scarification, smoke and GA3 improve germination