Cabbage Tree (Cordyline australis 'Red Star')

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Grass/Grass-like
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 18 - 20 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Inconspicuous
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Stem
Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 6-8 weeks
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Child plants: 4 child plants

Caggage Palm 'Red Star' with Geranium 'Mrs. Pollock' in the foreg

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Bad fall decisions... how fast will they grow? by CrazedHoosier Sep 15, 2018 7:31 PM 4
What kind is this? by Ericsite Sep 1, 2018 4:18 PM 6
Cordyline fruticosa as a houseplant in the mid-Atlantic or northeast? by csandt Feb 10, 2018 5:28 PM 16
What are all of you overwintering? by Agoo Nov 29, 2017 11:52 AM 9
What is this houseplant? by Freedombelle Sep 15, 2017 3:17 PM 2
Plant / Flower Names by taffycliffin Jul 6, 2017 11:57 PM 3
What causing this? by sarahsawyers Jul 1, 2017 9:23 AM 6
Ti plants/Cordylines. by purpleinopp Sep 28, 2018 3:48 PM 37
(Crinum) by Bubbles Jun 9, 2015 10:29 AM 30
My process by Cinta Jun 12, 2015 2:26 PM 31

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