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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.
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.
They are half hardy to frost tender, min 5C. You will need to provide fertile, well drained soil with full light or partial shade.
Hedging with bold leaves. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.
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