Cordyline australis 'Pocahontas' is a variety of the Cordyline australis, commonly known as the New Zealand cabbage tree. It is a striking evergreen plant with long, sword-shaped leaves that are deep burgundy or purple in color.
To grow Cordyline australis 'Pocahontas,' choose a location with well-draining soil and full to partial sunlight. Dig a hole slightly larger than the root ball and place the plant in the hole, ensuring it is upright. Backfill the hole with soil, gently firming it around the roots. Water the plant thoroughly after planting and keep the soil consistently moist during the establishment phase.Cordyline australis 'Pocahontas' can reach a mature height of around 6 to 10 feet (1.8 to 3 meters) with a spread of 3 to 6 feet (0.9 to 1.8 meters). It has a narrow, upright growth habit and forms a compact clump of foliage.
Regular pruning of dead or damaged leaves and flower stalks will help maintain its attractive appearance. With proper care and favorable growing conditions, this stunning Cordyline variety will thrive and bring a touch of exotic beauty to your garden.