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Can I pot up the shoot on this tree.

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 26,060
    It's neither a palm ,nor a tree, it's a Cordyline Australis .
    I'd say  no to potting up. 
    Devon.
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 21,628
    To be fair, it's common name is "cabbage palm" but, as Hosta says, not a true palm and no to the potting up.

    Here's some info on cultivation from the RHS - https://www.rhs.org.uk/plants/4361/Cordyline-australis/Details 
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 26,060
    Obelixx said:
    To be fair, it's common name is "cabbage palm" but, as Hosta says, not a true palm and no to the potting up.

    Here's some info on cultivation from the RHS - https://www.rhs.org.uk/plants/4361/Cordyline-australis/Details 
    and nothing to do with cabbages either, lol
    Devon.
  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 21,628
    I know there's a Pointy cabbage but yes, nothing like.  Have to wonder how some plants get their common names.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 26,060
    Obelixx said:
    I know there's a Pointy cabbage but yes, nothing like.  Have to wonder how some plants get their common names.
    closely related to asparagus, but not cabbage
    Devon.
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