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Spike Plant

Spike Dracaena, or spike plant, was traditionally considered a houseplant for years. However, it is finding favor in annual container gardens where the spiky upright leaves provide height and textural contrast to bushy and cascading annual flowers.
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Description

Cordyline→Cabbage Tree (Cordyline australis)

Common names:
Cabbage Tree
Cabbage Palm
Ti Kouka
Torbay Palm
Dracaena Spike

 

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Mesic
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Provides winter interest
Erosion control
Edible Parts: Stem
Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Stratify seeds: 6-8 weeks
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Offsets
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger