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Cordyline australis 'Pink Stripe' (Cabbage palm 'Pink Stripe')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1.5m
Max height
1.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cordyline australis 'Pink Stripe'

Other names

Cabbage palm 'Pink Stripe'

Genus

Cordyline Cordyline

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Stripe' _ 'Pink Stripe' is, as the name suggests, a pink striped cordyline which looks excellent in a pot. Not quite as hardy as the plain green variety so best in a mild sunny site, or given some protection from cold winter wet.


Cordyline australis 'Pink Stripe' is: Evergreen

Habit

Single stemmed palm, cycad or tree

Flower

Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Green, Flushed red in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Scale insects Glasshouse red spider mite , Scale insects

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Cordyline australis 'Pink Stripe' (Cabbage palm 'Pink Stripe') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or light shade, in a sheltered position.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Cordyline australis 'Pink Stripe'

Other names

Cabbage palm 'Pink Stripe'

Genus

Cordyline Cordyline

Variety or Cultivar

'Pink Stripe' _ 'Pink Stripe' is, as the name suggests, a pink striped cordyline which looks excellent in a pot. Not quite as hardy as the plain green variety so best in a mild sunny site, or given some protection from cold winter wet.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Single stemmed palm, cycad or tree


Colour

Flower

Insignificant or absent in All seasons

Foliage

Green, Flushed red in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Glasshouse red spider mite , Scale insects

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cordyline australis 'Pink Stripe' (Cabbage palm 'Pink Stripe') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Architectural, Coastal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Sub-Tropical, Containers, Roof terrace, Foliage only

Cultivation

Plant in moist, free-draining soil in full sun or light shade, in a sheltered position.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10

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