A stunning cordylines, Burgundy Spire™ stays “fully dressed” to the bottom of its trunk – that is, the bottom leaves stay on the plant. Tall and majestic like no other.
Sometimes referred to as cabbage trees, cordylines are small trees or palm-like evergreen shrubs, indigenous to Australia, New Zealand and the western Pacific region. Burgundy Spire™ is an upright architectural plant, growing to 9 feet with deep burgundy long, narrow leaves.
- As a hedging plant
- To add architectural interest
- For screening and privacy
- As a stand-alone patio container plant
- Growth habit: Upright architectural plant to 9 feet.
- Spacing: Plant 6 ft apart
- Mature size: 9 ft tall X 3 ft wide
- Hardiness: Hardy in USDA zones 8 – 11
- Light Needs: Best foliage color can be achieved either in full sun or partial shade.
- Soil requirements: Adaptable to a wide range of soils from extreme dry to wet. Generally prefers acidic soils with a pH range of 6.0-6.5.
- Water Needs: Will respond to moisture during prolonged dry spells. However, an established plant can withstand long dry windy conditions.
- Maintenance: Feed sparingly with balanced controlled-release fertilizer. Experience has proven that excessive fertilizer can be detrimental to a soundly developed root structure.
- Disease tolerance: No diseases observed on plants in trials; no major pests
- Flower Size: Panicle 20 inches long
- Flowering Period: Late Spring
Burgundy Spire™ cordyline