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Cordyline australis 'Sparkler'

Sparkler Grass Palm

Cordyline

Comments

A palm-like shrub or small tree with interesting gray-green foliage with butter-cream margins; will eventually branch out, and produce panicles of sweet smelling white blooms; a wonderful addition to a tropical themed garden

Description

A palm-like shrub or small tree with interesting gray-green foliage with butter-cream margins; will eventually branch out, and produce panicles of sweet smelling white blooms; a wonderful addition to a tropical themed garden

Landscape Attributes

Sparkler Grass Palm is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other landscape plants with less refined foliage.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and usually looks its best without pruning, although it will tolerate pruning. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Sparkler Grass Palm is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Sparkler Grass Palm will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

8a

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15 feet

5 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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