Is this a baby Cordyline

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Arlon Tishmarsh
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Re: Is this a baby Cordyline

Post by Arlon Tishmarsh » Sat Mar 29, 2014 10:53 am

Blairs wrote:I found a seedling like that in the in laws garden. Turned out to be pampas.
Didn't see that wide ball coming............

That'll give Flounder some more splinters .... :lol:

Blairs

Re: Is this a baby Cordyline

Post by Blairs » Sat Mar 29, 2014 3:10 pm

Arlon Tishmarsh wrote:
Blairs wrote:I found a seedling like that in the in laws garden. Turned out to be pampas.
Didn't see that wide ball coming............

That'll give Flounder some more splinters .... :lol:
Pampas seedlings look like Cordyline but rough to feel.

flounder

Re: Is this a baby Cordyline

Post by flounder » Sun Mar 30, 2014 5:44 pm

Arlon Tishmarsh wrote:That'll give Flounder some more splinters ....
I know cortaderia seedlings and that isn't one, so the tweezers need not come out to play :D

RogerBacardy

Re: Is this a baby Cordyline

Post by RogerBacardy » Sun Mar 30, 2014 8:02 pm

You know what, I'm still not 100% sure either way. I still reckon it's a phormium, but I'm now more 70 / 30 on the split! Thanks Arlon for posting the baby cordlyine pics, icon_thumleft I have a few but mine are a bit bigger now, whilst my phormiums are still tiddlers.

What makes me think it's a phormium is the way the leaves are sprouting out opposite each other,each new leaf emerging in the fold of the previous one. I'm pretty sure that when my cordylines were that size the emrging leaves were in more of a circular fashion. However, Arlon's cordyline pics do look very similar. But I'm sticking to my opinion.

Wilza, you'll have to keep us updated! :)

Wilza

Re: Is this a baby Cordyline

Post by Wilza » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:44 pm

It's not rough to touch like pampas grass.

I'll keep you all updated....... :)

Wilza

Re: Is this a baby Cordyline

Post by Wilza » Sun Mar 30, 2014 9:46 pm

It's not rough to touch like pampas grass.

I'll keep you all updated....... :)

JonK

Re: Is this a baby Cordyline

Post by JonK » Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:37 am

Its a cordyline! icon_thumright

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