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Cordyline banksii australis Jive

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cordyline banksii australis Jive Upright Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Palm,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Tufting, Upright

Cordyline Jive is a stunning new variety, with colourful, weeping, variegated foliage. The new foliage comes through with a bright variegation of cream on bright emerald green As the foliage matures the variegation changes to a brilliant yellow on deep forest green. The ever changing colour of the foliage provides year round interest, and is unique to Jive. Excellent for mass display or as a feature in a decorative container. Grows approx 2.5m tall x 1.5m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Verge, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Agavaceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Green, Yellow, Variegated
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: Insignificant

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