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Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’

For sale by Desert to Jungle

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The red form of the cabbage palm. Strap like red leaves on a trunk great for evergreen structure in the garden or in a pot. Height 3m. Best in full sun.

Pot SizeTotal Price
4 litres
£9.50
7.5 litres
£25.00

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Plant Finder: about Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’

Common names

Cabbage tree

Description

Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’ (Cabbage tree). A slow-growing, palm-like tree native to New Zealand. Has pale green, lance-shaped to linear leaves. Bears profuse creamy white, sweetly-scented flowers.

Cultivation

They are half hardy to frost tender, min 5C. You will need to provide fertile, well drained soil with full light or partial shade.

Interest and use

Hedging with bold leaves. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’ | Taunton, Somerset, TA3 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2017
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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