Cabbage Trees
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What is this tree?

Zone West Sussex | Piquxi added on June 13, 2018 | Answered

Can anybody identify this tree? And can it be easily transplanted?

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drtreelove
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Answered on June 13, 2018

It's a Cordyline australis, cabbage palm, native to New Zealand. Your's may be Torbay Red variety: https://www.rhs.org.uk/Plants/30608/Cordyline-Torbay-Red/Details

Easy to transplant when young, but mature plants have a massive root crown that is hard to dig and move.

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