Cordyline australis 'Red Chocolate' (Red Cabbage Tree)

Cordyline australis Red Chocolate 200 mm
Cordyline australis Red Chocolate 200 mm
Cordyline australis Red Chocolate 200 mm
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Cordyline australis 'Red Chocolate' (Red Cabbage Tree)

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As it matures, Cordyline 'Red Chocolate' develops a chocolate-red colouration. It produces a single trunk along with several stouts, ascending branches. For example, Cordyline 'Red Chocolate' is ideal for specimen plantings, large pots, and contemporary gardens. Cordylines are excellent architectural plants around pools and in garden beds. Red Chocolate grows best in full sun to light shade; it is water-wise and will tolerate most well-drained soils, coastal conditions, as well as dry conditions. Cordyline 'Red Chocolate' is relatively low maintenance and easy to grow under all conditions. Water regularly until established and during extremely dry periods. Taking out spent flowers and fertilizing with a long-term fertilizer should be done every year.

The Red Cabbage Tree is an ideal plant for a beginner or easy-going plant to add to your collection.

Light requirement: Full Sun and Part sun/part shade

Water requirement: Low

Watering frequency:

Soil: Loam, Well Drained

Skill level: Beginner

Growth rate: Intermediate

Suitable for containers: Yes

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Drought tolerance: High

Frost tolerance: Medium

Wind tolerance: High

Disease and pest susceptibility: Mealy Bugs, Rust, Scale

Mature height: 200 cm

Mature width: 150 cm

Suitable for shaping:

Colour: Purple, Red

Variegation: No

Size: Large

Seasonality: Evergreen

Flowering: Yes; but primarily grown for it's foliage

Flower colour: Cream

Flower fragrant: No

Flowering season: Summer

Fruit: Yes

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