Cordyline Australis Plant

Cordyline Australis Plant. Unfortunately cordyline australis resent their root ball being disturbed and are therefore difficult to transplant. It will only be hardy through zone 9 outdoors, cordyline plant varieties are easy to grow as houseplants.

PlantFiles Pictures Cordyline, Cabbage Palm, Cabbage Tree
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There are around 15 species of this evergreen and woody perennial. Originally from new zealand it naturally grows in moist valleys and meadows often near the. Cordyline australis affectionately known as the ‘torbay or cornish cabbage palm’ is a very familiar sight in gardens of the south west particularly exposed coastal locations where it’s impressive often branched structure adds height and an exotic effect.

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