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Where does mondo grass come from?
Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020
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Keeping this in consideration, how does mondo grass grow?
Native to the woodlands of Japan and Korea, mondo grass grows best and reaches its full spread within a few years in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 7 through 11. In cooler areas, its roots need plenty of protection from low temperatures. It also prefers well-draining but fertile soil.
Beside above, where can you use mondo grass? Versatile mondo grass. A perfect plant for medium to full shade conditions, Ophiopogon japonicus, also known as mondo grass, is a great filler for containers and beds. It's a useful groundcover, and is ideal to use bordering paths, in the front of borders, and in rock gardens.
Herein, what does mondo grass look like?
The basic type grows to around eight inches in height, but the leaves tend to bow down, giving it a shorter appearance and leading to a more full, lawn-like look. Mondo grass lawns need no mowing, tolerate pretty deep shade and are very drought resistant.
Can mondo grass be walked on?
Dwarf mondo grass grows well under shady or sunny conditions. While dwarf mondo grass can take some occasional walking on, it is not recommended as a lawn surface where children frequently play or where it will get a lot of recreational use.