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Cordyline fruticosa

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Size: 20cm
Available: 17
$/Unit (EX GST): $19.27 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $21.19 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cordyline fruticosa Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Palm, Good Luck Plant, Palm Lily, Ti Plant,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Clumping, Shrub Like, Tufting, Upright

Striking evergreen dark purple, green and pink broad leaved plant, provides foliage colour all year. Great for adding a tropical feel to the landscape and brightening dull areas. Mass plant for impact or plant in a container as a feature. Grows approx. 3m tall x 1m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 60cm-1m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Scale

Cultural Notes: Requires a sheltered position protected from frost and strong winds. Plant in a well drained soil, best in full sun to part shade. Mulch well. Benefits from an application of slow release fertiliser and liquid feed. Keep moist during the growing season and drier during winter. Remove dead and dry foliage as required. Cut back hard in Spring if too tall and fertilise.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Green, Purple, Red
Flower Colour: Yellow, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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