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Cordyline fruticosa Tropic Frost

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cordyline fruticosa Tropic Frost 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 Dense, Upright

Classic, under-story shrubs from C. fruticosa which have colourful foliage. Their structural form adds a tropical touch to the garden. Lovers of dappled shade, mimicking their origins under the canopy of tropical rainforests throughout the Pacific. Cordyline Tropic Frost features vibrant green, cream and white striped leaves. Grows approx. 1.6m H.

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

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

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

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Scale

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Asparagaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green, White, Variegated
Flower Colour: Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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