AWARD

CORDYLINE australis 'Torbay Dazzler'

Commonly known as Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm

Cream striped sword-like leaves. Needs a well drained soil in full sun with shelter
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Arching leaves 30-90cm (12-36in) long.
  • Height
    5m (16ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tree
    Palm-like tree branching sparingly with age. Mature trees produce tiny flowers followed by white or blue-tinted berries
  • 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)
    In colder areas bring younger plants into shelter or fleece-wrap for winterbring into protection or fleece-wrap in winter
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CORDYLINE australis 'Torbay Dazzler'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Young plants make an excellent choice for a large container. Wildlife plant - nectar for insects and berries for birds. Syn. Dracaena australis. can be grown as specimen plants in borders or as a courtyard plant in warmer areas. Develops a branched crown after first flowering
    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.
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles
    Broad panicles 1m (39in), or more across
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Australian / New Zealand
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
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    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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