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I want to move some established Lomandra Tanika, Hibbertia Scandens, and Grevillea Royal Mantle.

Do you think I can do that successfully? Is now a good time? I'm in Lane Cove, Sydney.
They have all been in for about sixteen months.
The Lomandras are very healthy. The Hibbertias have been swamped by rampant Hardenbergia, as has one of the Grevilleas. The other Grevillea is losing out to a Grevillea Obtusifolia. The two Grevilleas in particular have not grown very much. The same can be said for another one that I don't want to move. It is in the open but fairly shaded. It seems to be struggling, with yellowed leaves.

Submitted: 10:23PM, 05 Mar 2018
Answer: Hi Jim,

Thank you for contacting Yates.

Autumn is the best time to transplant trees, as the temperature is cooler, but the soil is still warm enough to encourage root growth and allows your plants to establish faster.

Natives prefer growing in full sun and well-draining soil. It’s important to improve soil before transplanting by digging in some Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser, which is a manure based, certified organic fertiliser, and will provide all the nutrients (nitrogen, potassium and phosphorus) for your plants need to grow and thrive.

Once planted, spray the plants withYates Water Wise DroughtShield to reduce transplanting shock.
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Hope this helps and happy gardening.

Best Regards,
Yates Horticulturist

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