Cordyline australis Choc Mint
Cordyline australis 'Chocolate Mint'
APPEARANCE : Slender milk-chocolate leaves, each with a vibrant stripe of lime green along each edge, grow in a fountain tuft from a main trunk.
USE FOR : Great as a contrasting plant for a bold statement in the garden or massed together for a splash of colour. Suitable for pots.
CLIMATE : Surprisingly drought-tolerant but growth is restricted in these conditions. Should come through an overnight frost
PLANTING : Australis cordylines are surprisingly cold-hardy and worth a go in most protected areas but will prefer full sun to part shade. Plant in a well drained soil, mulch and fertilise when planting.
CARE : Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks.Remove any dead foliage and cut back in spring if plants become tall. Cutting foliage off is fine as the plant will regrow from the stem.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 2 m H x 1.2m W.
YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide.
You can see an example in the image gallery.
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