Cordyline australis

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Cordyline australis mature
Cordyline australis mature

Each stem on this iconic NZ native is crowned by a rosette of strappy long leaves. Dense panicles of creamy, fragrant flowers appear late spring to summer. Sun to semi-shade. Hardy. Evergreen.

Plant Care: 

Plant in a moist but well drained situation. Mulch if desired in autumn. Feed once a year with Texture Plants 12 month planting food. Pruning should not be required except for cleaning off dead leaves. Spray or dust with derris dust to prevent damage from the cabbage tree moth.