Common name: Purple Cordyline or New Zealand Cabbage Tree (Purple Leaved).
Native: New Zealand
Size and spread (10 years): 1.5m x 1m
Treatment required: None
Seeds / kg: c. 373,300; 81% viable
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Most well drained soils, requires shelter from shredding winds.
Planting instructions: Most often grown in pots, in good quality, loam based compost. Repot every 2 or 3 years. Remove tatty leaves from round the trunk
Mature height: 3m x 1m
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