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Our iconic native Cabbage Tree has a tropical and exotic air which has ensured its continued popularity in modern landscape design. If you have ever travelled to Europe or the UK you will be aware that gardeners there just can';t get enough of our Cordylines and they are literally "as common as muck" though that does not mean they should be under-rated in any way. The long strapy pointed foliage comes in shades of rich green right through to deep purple with a few "variegations" along the way. The sweetly scented flowers are always cream and produced in drooping panicles from about November to December.  

The common name of Cabbage Tree came about because the tender young shoots from the heart of the tree were used by NZ';s early settlers as a food source. Can';t say I';ll be trying them anytime soon as I have a hard enough job with plain everyday Cabbage. Maori also valued the stems and roots of Cordyline kirkii Te Tawhiti as a source of sugar or sweetener. So you can see that Cabbage trees though considered very "today" have played an important role in our early history.

 




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Picture of Cordyline Albertii
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Native. A most handsome and striking form of our native 'Cabbage Tree'. The green swords of foliage are heavily banded with rich cream blushed with just a little pink. Looks magnificent in a container or group planted for extra impact. Tolerates sun or part shade. Evergreen.

This Cordyline is very popular in Britain and has been awarded a Certificate of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society.

 

Colour: Cream
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 1.5m

Cordyline Albertii

Current Stock Height: 50/60cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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Native. The ubiquitous green Cabbage Tree has earned its place as a NZ icon both in the natural and cultivated landscape. Rich green sword-like foliage that forms a broad head on top of a strong trunk. Panicles of fragrant cream flowers in summer. Grow in sun or part shade. Evergreen.

Cordylines look best planted in groups of 3 or more. They will also do well as a container plant.

 

Colour: Cream
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 6m x 2m

Cordyline Australis

Current Stock Height: 50/60 cm  ? 

Container: 1.5l  ? 

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Cordyline Australis

Current Stock Height: 30/40 cm  ? 

Container: 0.5l  ? 

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Broadsword is named for it's wide sword like leaves, that are shorter and broader than other cordylines, giving a tropical feel to the landscape. Use as an accent in the garden border or container. Ideal for smaller spaces, likes good light and fertile soil. Evergreen

 

Colour: Cream
Habit: Uright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.5m x 1.5m

Cordyline Broadsword

Container: 6l  ? 

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Cordyline Broadsword

Container: 2.4l  ? 

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Burgundy Spire sports glossy, deep burgundy long narrow leaves and grows to around 4m in height. It makes an excellent accent along walls, behind mid height plants and as living dividers in the landscape. Looks great in pots. Burgundy Spire's foliage looks great from top to bottom; no unattractive naked ankles. Excellent in trios. Evergreen

 

Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 4m x 1m

Cordyline Burgundy Spire

Current Stock Height: 60/80 cm  ? 

Container: 3.3l  ? 

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Picture of Cordyline Green Goddess
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Native. A compact, broad leafed form which branches from an early age to form a neat, multi-stemmed plant. The foliage is a fresh clear green. As it does not grow taller than 2.5m it is ideal in a small courtyard or as a specimen in a large container. Sun or part shade. Evergreen.

 

Colour: Cream / White
Habit: Compact
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.5m x 1.5m

Cordyline Green Goddess

Current Stock Height: 40/50 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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Cordyline Jive has been bred in Te Awamutu and has unique variegated foliage. The new leaves emerge a variegated cream and bright green colour. As the plant matures the variegation changes to yellow and dark green. Plant in full sun or part shade. Prefers well drained soil.


 

Habit: Clump forming
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2.5m x 1.5m

Cordyline Jive

Current Stock Height: 40/60 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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A cascading lime green, strappy foliage version of the Red Fountain. Clump forming habit that creates a fountain- like appearance. Fragrant bluish- pink flowers in late Spring. Evergreen. Great as a specimen plant in the garden or in a pot or group plantings.

Protect from sever frost. Feed with slow release in spring

 

Colour: Bluish-Pink
Habit: Strappy
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 120cm

Cordyline Lime Fountain

Current Stock Height: 50/60cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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A striking clump forming Cordyline with fine magenta streaks through a burgundy coloured weeping foliage. Good vigour and wide architectural foliage. The perfect evergreen for any garden, statement planters for the deck or patio.

 

Colour: Cream
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 2m

Cordyline Magenta Rays

Current Stock Height: 30/50 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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Hardy clump forming plant with upright habit with vibrant pink foliage with a grey centre. Prefers a sunny or partly shaded position in well drained soil. will tolerate frosts and coastal conditions.

A beautiful plant that is great for accenting a picturesque garden. Can be mass planted or specimen in the garden or in a pot. Can be used in a tropical garden plan to bring out the colour of fresh and vibrant.

 

Colour: Cream
Habit: Strappy
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.8m x 2m

Cordyline Pink Passion

Current Stock Height: 50/60cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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Native. This form of the New Zealand cabbage tree has a lovely deep purple leaf with a hint of pink in the centre. Makes a dramatic statement in any planting scheme or simply stunning in a container. Tolerant of most conditions and easy to grow. Evergreen. PVR 1894.

 

Colour: Cream
Habit: Upright
Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 2m x 1.5m

Cordyline Purple Sensation

Current Stock Height: 60/80 cm  ? 

Container: 2.5l  ? 

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