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Cordyline australis Kermit

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cordyline australis Kermit Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Plant,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Trees Tufting, Upright Narrow

Semi-clumping small tree with green, sword-like foliage. Grows approx 2m tall x 2m wide. Kermit's lush green palm like foliage is useful for providing a tropical feel to landscapes in cooler climates. Use around pools, courtyards, as a feature or in containers. Under plant with succulents and contrasting foliage colours.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Liliaceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High