Cordyline australis

Botanical Name: Cordyline australis

Phonetic: kor-dih-line/kor-dih-LY-nee aws-TRAW-liss

Common Name(s): Dracaena Palm/Cabbage Tree

Family: Asparagaceae
Origin: New Zealand
Plant Type: Tree
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Sword-shaped
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Gray-green 
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Late spring to early summer
Flower Color(s): White

Exposure: Full sun to part shade, bright sunny spots indoors
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 6-15 Feet
Spread: 3-6 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, mealybugs, scale, spider mites
Soil: Moist, fertile, organically rich, well-drained soils

Features: Single or multi-trunked tree
Use: Containers, houseplant, patio plant, tropical look

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