Mountain Cabbage Tree (Cordyline indivisa)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 13 to 16 feet (4-5 m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Long, strap-shaped leaves are three to six feet in lenght and 8 inches wide.
Fruit: Other: Small, spherical bluish-purple berries.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Greenish-white to purplish-brown
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Grandma's plant needs ID! by feralneptunian Dec 8, 2019 2:25 PM 3
Grass like plant is? by bec2854 Sep 19, 2019 3:35 AM 8
in zones 1-8, what annuals will you winter- over indoors? cuttings? Bare root? by Turbosaurus Apr 27, 2019 5:42 PM 14
What grass is this? (In the top-center of the pot) by Saltofgrain Sep 4, 2018 10:40 AM 13
Dracena indivisa by Bonehead Jun 9, 2017 7:36 PM 7
chocolate leaved plant by jmorth Dec 8, 2015 10:23 PM 7

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