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New Zeland Cabbage Tree Cordyline australis

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kor-di-LY-nee aw-STRAIL-iss
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

New Zeland Cabbage Tree is on of the most recognized plants of that island.  It is grown in containers as a house plant or on a patio where it can be brought in over the winter.  

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#tropical feel
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses#tropical feel
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cordyline
    Species:
    australis
    Family:
    Asparagaceae
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    New Zeland
    Dimensions:
    Height: 6 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    6-feet-12 feet
    12-24 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    9b, 9a, 10b, 10a, 11b, 11a
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Vomiting (occasionally with blood), depression, anorexia, hypersalivation, dilated pupils (cats)
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Saponins
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No