Cordyline Australis Verde – Learn, Buy & Grow

Cordyline australis verde is also called cabbage tree or just Cordyline Australis. It is native to New Zealand and is often thought of as one of the most cultivated species of Cordyline. Cordyline australis has a wide range of cultivars with coloured, multi-coloured or variegated foliage but the green-leaved forms like cordyline australis Verde are usually the most robust and vigorous.

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It is a green cultivar of the cordyline australis genus with an upright habit and a resemblance to a palm. It adds a tropical look to your garden with its long, sword-shaped strap leaves. In late spring, mature plants bloom clusters of fragrant, white flowers. It is a great plant to create a strong focal point in your garden or patio.

Cordyline australis Verde atlantic green

Cordyline australis Verde atlantic green

How to grow cordyline australis verde

Cordyline australis Verde atlantic green can be grown from seed but is most commonly grown from the suckers or shoots that grow at the base of a mature plant. They can be easily grown in well-drained soil and positioned in full sun to partial shade. MORE: What to plant with Cordylines?

Regardless of their exotic look, cordyline australis verde are relatively hardy in areas with mild winters and can survive outdoors in temperatures as low as -5 degrees Celsius. In much colder regions, it is best if you plant your cordyline australis Verde in pots and large containers that can be moved indoors or to a sheltered position when the cold winters come.

Where should I position cordyline australis verde in my garden?

Cordyline australis verde can be positioned in a south, east, or west-facing position in full sun to partial shade.

How tall does cordyline australis verde grow?

Cordyline australis verde is usually the largest and fastest-growing and can grow as big as 5 metres in length.
What kind of soil does cordyline australis verde need?
Chalk, clay, sand, or loamy soil are all appropriate for growing cordyline australis verde, as long as they have good drainage properties.

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Other varieties of Cordyline covered here are: Cordyline Australis Charlie Boy, Cordyline Australis Pink Passion, Cordyline Australis Pink Star, Cordyline Australis Red Star, Cordyline Australis Torbay DazzlerCordyline Australis Verde.

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