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Cordyline fruticosa Negra

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B2, Indoor
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B2, Indoor
Size: 20cm
Available: 10
$/Unit (EX GST): $18.38 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $20.21 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cordyline fruticosa Negra Cabbage Tree, Cabbage Palm, Good Luck Plant, Palm Lily, Ti Plant,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Tufting, Upright

Spectacular evergreen cordyline with broad leaves that are green when young, aging to a rich dark purple almost black. Great for contrasting against green foliage and creating a tropical, exotic feel to the garden. Mass plant as a bold statement or use as a potted feature. Useful also for screening. Grows approx. 2-3m H x 1m W.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: 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 in spring 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:
TBA Africa

Foliage Colour: Purple, Red
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

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