New Zealand Cabbage Trees

NEW ZEALAND CABBAGE TREES (CORDYLINE AUSTRALIS). Iconic native tree of New Zealand. Frequently seen in both town and country.

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The cabbage tree looks particularly beautiful when in flower.

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These cabbage trees are growing in the median strip of a street in the city of Invercargill in the south of the South Island.

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Quintessential iconic shot of a cabbage tree in the NZ pastoral environment, Caroline Valley, Southland.

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Cabbage tree viewed from above, Larnach Castle, Dunedin, NZ.

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Roadside cabbage tree clump, NZ.

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Young cabbage tree determined to grow in the expansion joint of a bridge over the river Thames, London, UK … you’ve got to admire their spirit!

 

Words by Exploring Colour and Photos by SO (2017)

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