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botanical name:
Cordyline australis 'Torbay Dazzler'
Cordyline australis 'Torbay Dazzler' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cabbage Palm
family:  Asparagaceae
characteristics: tree, evergreen
height: 8.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: spiky
leaf colour: yellow & green
flower colour: cream
fruit colour: white
stem/bark: brown
main season: All Year
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 11
description:
Palm-like tree with long, pointed leaves, green with bold cream stripes and margins.

cultivation:
Reasonably fertile, well drained soil in sun or part shade and a warm location.

usage:
Good focal plant and ideal for a Mediterranean or exotic style planting. Performs well in mild coastal locations where it can make an effective street tree.
Can also be successfully grown in containers.

other notes:
The is some confusion with the old cultivar Cordyline australis 'Albertii' and there is some possiblity that Cordyline australis 'Torbay Dazzler' may in fact be the same cultivar, which is in any case rather variable.

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