This variety of Cordyline australis is very interesting for its unique colour out of the various varieties. This compact plant produces dark red, brownish foliage which creates a single trunk that spouts branches which ascend over time.


This plant works well as a specimen planting in tropical gardens, or grown in large pots and as a line plant in contemporary gardens.

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Cordyline Red Chocolate

  • This plant is known to grow well in tropical, subtropical to warm temperate climate. Place this plant in full sun to part sun environments in well-drained soils. Remove spent flowers when necessary and fertilise annually with a long term slow-release fertiliser. Once established, this plant is tolerant of coastal conditions and is water wise, tolerating mildly dry conditions.

  • Plant Type

    Evergreen Tropical Flowering Shrub

    Mature Dimensions

    (Height x Spread)

    3m x 1.5m

    Sun Exposure

    Part Sun, Shade



    Bird and Wildlife Attracting?


    Foliage Type


    Foliage Colour

    Brown, Red



    Flower Colour