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Genus: Cordyline.

Species: Cordyline australis.

Cordyline are palm-like evergreen shrubs or tree-like perennials, with rosettes or tufts of linear or narrowly lance-shaped, leathery leaves, and terminal panicles of fragrant, cup-shaped flowers followed by small, spherical berries.

C. australis is a small evergreen tree with several stout branches arising from a single trunk. Leaves long, sword-shaped, in dense clusters at the branch tips. Large panicles of small, fragrant cream flowers.
Acid, Alkaline or Neutral.
Moist but well-drained or well-drained.
Chalk, Clay, Loam or Sand.

West or South facing.

Propagate by seed or suckers.

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