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CORDYLINE australis 'Red Star'

Commonly known as Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm

Striking bronzy red
Further Reading....

  • Evergreen - arching, lance-shaped to linear leaves 30-90cm (12-36in) long.
  • Height - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Architectural interest
  • Good to know - makes a good pot subject.
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass - scale insects, red spider mites.
  • Place of origin - New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
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