How to divide Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus)

Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus) is a wonderful plant. It features dark green to black leaves (cultivar ‘nigrescens’) that arises from deep rhizomes, spreading to form compact soft mats. Pale purple or white flowers grow in summer.

In this short guide we will show How to divide Mondo grass, it is very easy!

The best way to propagate mondo grass is by dividing the rhizomes.
You can get the plants in small pots and then, divide them and spread each small part in the area you want to cover. If you are looking for some plants to start with, just have a look on our store.

In fact, it is quite simple to do this because mondo grass is a very resistant plant. The difficulty in doing the job is because the roots are tight and you may need a knife to divide the rhizomes.
But don’t be afraid, just cut them in pieces. Plant each one and soon you will have that area covered.

Follow our pictures and you will understand the process is very easy.

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      1. Get the pant of the pot. If they are planted in the ground and you want to divide them, use a garden fork to raise them;

        How to divide Mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus) - pot plant
        Take the plant out of pot
      2. Work on the roots to loose them, you may need a shovel or a knife to help you cut the tight roots;

        How to divide Mondo grass (Ophiopogon planiscapus)
        Loose the roots
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