Cordyline australis ‘Verde’ is a beautiful and hardy cultivar of Cordyline that produces striking green leaves that are long and narrow in shape. This evergreen shrub is known for its upright and compact growth habit, making it an ideal choice for small gardens or container planting. ‘Verde’ is a hardy variety that thrives in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil that’s rich in organic matter. It’s also drought tolerant and can withstand windy and coastal conditions, making it an ideal choice for gardeners who want a plant that’s easy to care for. To complement Cordyline australis ‘Verde’, consider planting it alongside other evergreen shrubs or perennials like Hebe or Lavender. It also pairs well with companion plants like Phormium or Agapanthus, which can help to create a beautiful and balanced garden design. Overall, Cordyline australis ‘Verde’ is a beautiful and hardy plant that will add a touch of elegance and beauty to any garden. Its striking green leaves, along with its compact and hardy nature, make it an excellent choice for gardeners who want to create a stunning and low-maintenance outdoor space.
- Common Name(s):Cabbage palm
- Hardiness:Half hardy and would benefit from protection through Winter.
- How big will I get? Cordyline australis ‘Verde’ can grow to a height of 6m and a spread of 2m.
- Did You Know That:Some species of Cordyline are religiously significant in Australasia?
A rough guide to how this plant will change through the year.
Cordyline australis ‘Verde’ prefers moist but well-draining soil. This plant can grow in soil with a wide range of pH levels, it is not picky about the pH level of the soil.
Cordyline australis ‘Verde’ prefers a sheltered position and can cope with either full sun or partial shade.
Cordyline australis ‘Verde’ is fairly low maintenance and doesn’t require any pruning.
Pest, Diseases and Wildlife
Cordyline australis ‘Verde’ can have problems with scale insects, and it tends not to have problems with diseases. It is not considered to be toxic.