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Cordyline 'Charlie Boy'

Cordyline australis | Cabbage Palm

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Variegated pink and burgundy leaves

Low maintenance

All-year-round performer

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Cordyline ‘Charlie Boy’ is a striking architectural shrub which bears long strap-shape leaves variegated with pink and burgundy. As the plant matures, a tall, bare stem emerges creating a tree-like appearance crowned with spikey leaves. Cordyline are low-maintenance evergreens providing all year-round colour and form. They make excellent focal points as container grown or border specimens and combine well with vibrantly coloured perennials. This resilient evergreen is perfectly hardy in milder parts of the UK and is a particularly popular choice in coastal gardens for its tolerance to sea air, dry soils, and exposed sites. Height: 300cm (118”). Spread: 100cm (39”).

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

 

Height Up to 300cm (118in)
Spread Up to 100cm (39in)

Hardy Shrub

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1 x 9cm Potted Plant (KC7160)
2 x 9cm Potted Plants (KC7828)
1 x 7 Litre Potted Plant (KF2961)
1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KF0708)
2 x 3 Litre Potted Plants (KF0709)

Grow on in frost free conditions and acclimatise to the outdoors over 7-10 days before planting out. Grow Cordylines on fertile, well drained soil. Choose a sheltered position in full sun. Cordylines are particularly well suited to mild coastal locations but do enjoy a fertile soil, so it is well worth incorporating some well rotted manure into the soil when planting.
Feed and water regularly until fully established. Once established, Cordylines need little attention, but will require some winter protection should temperatures dip below-5C (23F). In cold areas it may be preferable to grow Cordylines in large patio containers that can be moved undercover during the coldest months.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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