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Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’

To swap with Mick

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Cordyline red flat leaf, pretty sure it is a red star or red sensation. i have 2 to swap. Will add photo soon. I have just separated a from an over crowded pot.

Plant Size
30cm × 20cm

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Plant Finder: about Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’

Common names

Cabbage tree


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.

Interest and use

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

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Cordyline australis ‘Red Star’ | London, W13 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Clanfield, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO8
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