cabbage tree


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cabbage tree

1. a tree, Cordyline australis, of New Zealand having a tall branchless trunk and a palmlike top
2. any of several other similar trees of the genus Cordyline
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A total of 49 isolated stands of Warm Temperate Rainforest were surveyed and Yellow-wood was detected in 34 (12 sites in the Mitchell River catchment, nine in the Tambo River catchment, two in the Tara Range, 10 in the Lakes Entrance/Lake Tyers area, and one at Cabbage Tree Creek).
So, too, the making of salt (Scotland Island and North Harbour), a small leather tanning industry, the making of rope and the making of cabbage tree hats all evidenced a community becoming self reliant and independent of supplies from abroad.
A New Zealand cabbage tree, a Chusan palm, New Zealand flax , myrtle and an Australian tree fern, unfurling its fronds, would all be happier in warmer conditions but have contrived to thrive from benevolent neglect in a sheltered gully
Holidaymakers joined in the fun, writing their names and the date across dollar bills pinned up in the Cabbage Tree Pub, set on a small hilltop, surrounded by swaying palms.
Cordyline Australis, the so-called Cabbage Tree, is a magnificent architectural plant for the house, on the patio, or in the garden during summer.
The 180-nautical-mile Cabbage Tree Island Race can provide a good form guide to the main event, the Rolex Sydney Hobart.
A huge cabbage tree dominates one side of the garden which was created in the theme of the rhyme Mary, Mary Quite Contrary.
We ordered a new headsail after the Cabbage Tree Island Race, and are still in a learning phase with this new configuration of the boat.
And that will be the Cabbage Tree Island Race on 4 November, a form guide to the main event, the Rolex Sydney Hobart on 26 December.