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BLUE DRACAENA
Cordyline indivisa

General Notes

Has white flowers. Is drought tolerant.

Has fragrant Flower.

Native to New Zealand.

Family: Agavaceae

Additional Common Names

BLUE DRACAENA, BROAD LEAVED CABBAGE TREE, MOUNTAIN CABBAGE TREE

Tree Characteristics

Sword Palm Shape.

Has Evergreen foliage.

Height: 20 - 30 feet.

Width: 6 - 12 feet.

Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 40 to 150 years.

Leaves Linear, Blue Green or Gray Green, No Change, Evergreen.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Summer. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

White or Mostly Blue Berry, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Fall Wildlife use it.

Bark Dark Brown or Light Green, Rough.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low in Leaf.

Litter Issue is Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 16, 17 and 20 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 9 - 10.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist to Dry Soil.

Drought tolerant.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Slightly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Moderate Zone.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Desirable Wildlife Plant.

Not Deer Palatable.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Cordyline indivisa Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 21, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/cordyline-indivisa >

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