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Cordyline australis Pink Stripe

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cordyline australis Pink Stripe Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Palm,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Tufting, Upright

Attractive strappy leaved perennial, with pink striped, green foliage on an upright slender central stem. A very hardy, popular choice over the years in coastal plantings, residential gardens and commercial sites. Its broad upright leaves contrast magnificently with the horizontal lines of hedges, and against light coloured rendered surfaces. Grows approx 2m H x 1.5m W.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Low Water Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Powdery Mildew, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Agavaceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Green, Pink, Variegated
Flower Colour: Cream, White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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