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CORDYLINE australis

Commonly known as New Zealand cabbage palm

Green
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Arching leaves 30-90cm (12-36in) long.
  • Height
    3-10m (10-33ft)
  • Spread
    1-4m (3-13ft)
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CORDYLINE australis

 
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individually £14.00 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Specimen £145.00 each 
Collect Only - Unfortunately this plant is too big to be sent by courier
It can only be purchased direct from the nursery.
Specimen £150.00  

 

  • Additional Features
    Architectural interest
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - nectar for insects and berries for birds, especially starlings. Syn. Dracaena australis. Can be grown as specimen plants in borders or as courtyard plants 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
    Border
    Suits a mixed or shrub border
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
    Sub-tropical / mediterranean
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Linear
    (see photos above)
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Heavy, pervading scent
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Bird friendly
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Buy Varieties of CORDYLINE australis

CORDYLINE australis 'Red Sensation'

CORDYLINE australis 'Red Sensation'

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm

reddish-bronze leaves.

 
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CORDYLINE australis 'Red Star'

CORDYLINE australis 'Red Star'

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm

striking bronzy red

 
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Also Large
£65.00 each 
CORDYLINE australis 'Salsa'

CORDYLINE australis 'Salsa'

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm

maroon and pink striped leaves

 
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Large
£55.00  
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
CORDYLINE australis 'Southern Splendour'

CORDYLINE australis 'Southern Splendour'

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm

dark grey-green leaves with bright pink margins. A striking contrast

 
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Available Early Spring 2024 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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CORDYLINE australis 'Torbay Dazzler'

CORDYLINE australis 'Torbay Dazzler'

Dracaena palm, New Zealand cabbage palm

cream striped sword-like leaves. Needs a well drained soil in full sun with shelter

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
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Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
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Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

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Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
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All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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