Sunday, 21 March 2010

Frequently asked questions #3: When is Lantana expanding?

Gardening Australia Fact Sheet

Weed Alert: Lantana
Given the right conditions, it spreads quickly. Lantana is a lalopathic, releasing chemicals into the surrounding soil to prevent seed germination, notably of the native flora, so that it eventually takes over native bushland.

Like its floral namesake, an Australian weed of national significance, Lantana Café is showing signs of an invasive spread in Charlotte Place, London.

Watch this soil…