TROPIC CASCADE™ Lomandra
Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra hystrix ‘LHWP’ PBR
- Compact, weeping Lomandra hystrix
- Beautiful green foliage
- Well suited to tropical and sub-tropical regions
Description: Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra has large fragrant yellow male flowers that will not produce seed. It has beautifully weeping foliage and a more compact form.
Can handle periods of wet feet and has survived down to -4°C. When planting, make sure a reasonable dose of 8 to 9 month slow release fertiliser is used, especially for nutrient poor soils.
Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra is a good erosion control option as it strengthens the soil 159%. See research for more information.
Size: 60-80cm tall x 60-80cm wide (maintains a smaller height when cut back every 3-4 years).
Planting Density: 2–6 plants per m², 1.5–3 plants per linear metre.
Uses: Specimen/mass plantings for residential and commercial.
Position: Full sun to moderate shade. Tolerates drought and humidity. Tropic Cascade™ Lomandra suits most soil types, prefer moist soil. Tolerates periodic inundation, not 5cm or more permanently.
Care: Water as required for 8-13 weeks until established. Occasional watering may be required for dry inland regions, WA and SA.
Plant in a well mulched garden (chunky mulch is recommended, but can tolerate mulches with fines).Use slow release fertiliser in spring.
Every 3-7 years cut back 30cm above the ground (looks better pruned every 3 years, depends on desired look).
Where it works: NSW, QLD, ACT, VIC, SA & WA. For ACT, VIC, SA & WA