Cordyline australis

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Description

Cordyline australis or commonly known as cabbage tree is a New Zealand native tree. With ist unusual and palm-like appearance cabbage trees are a feature of the NZ landscape. It is fast growing with a stout trunk and sword-like leaves which are clustered at the tips of the branches. Large panicles of creamy, fragrant flowers appear in late spring and early summer followed by white berries, which is food for the native birds.

A very hardy tree and survives harsh conditions. Can be planted in groups or just plant it on its own to get a strong vertical element in your garden.

 

 

Additional information

Soil

Clay, Sand

Water

Tolerates or prefers dry soil, Tolerates or prefers wet soil

Wind

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Plant type

Evergreen

Sun

Full sun, Partial shade

Frost

Frost Hardy

Uses

Attractive leaves, Attracts birds, Fast growing

Fully Grown Height

10 m

Fully Grown Width

2.0 m