Black Heart Cordyline – Cordyline Australis Black Heart


Black Heart Cordylines exhibit their captivating dark burgundy foliage and striking contrast, bringing a touch of sophistication and drama to any garden or landscape setting.


Black Heart Cordylines command attention with their striking deep burgundy foliage, setting them apart from other varieties of cordyline palms and making a bold statement in landscape designs. Their dark-colored leaves create a dramatic contrast and add a touch of sophistication to garden settings. Cordyline palms, including Black Heart, are well-suited for the UK climate due to their hardiness and ability to tolerate cooler temperatures. They are versatile plants that can thrive in various soil types and can adapt to both full sun and partial shade conditions. In landscape design, Black Heart Cordylines bring a sense of depth and visual interest with their intense color and upright growth habit. They make excellent focal points, creating a striking contrast against green foliage or lighter-colored plants. Additionally, Black Heart Cordylines contribute to the overall texture and form of the landscape, adding a touch of elegance and creating a focal point that draws the eye. With their year-round evergreen presence, Black Heart Cordylines provide enduring beauty and a touch of exotic allure to enhance the overall aesthetics of the garden.



Foliage Type



Not Native

Growth Height

Tall Growing

Growth Speed

Medium Growth

Trunk Type

Single Stem






Without Thornes



Drought Tolerance


Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Colourful Foliage


Leaf Size


Natural Growth Style




Hard Wood Cutback?


Soil Type?

Sandy-Well Draining, Grows in most soil types

Natural Shape



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Use Code: LARGE5 to get 5% off when you spend £500.

Use Code: LARGE7.5 to get 7.5% off when you spend £1000.

Use Code: LARGE10 to get 10% off when you spend £2000.

Use Code: LARGE15 to get 15% off when you spend £5000.


Box/Parcel – Used for plants sized 0-70cm, costs £12. Order £100 worth of plants of that size to qualify for free delivery! Parcel deliveries are always sent for next day delivery unless otherwise specified.

Pallet – Used for plants sized 71-230cm, costs £60. Order £350 worth of plants to qualify for free pallet delivery! We always send our pallets for next day delivery, unless requested otherwise.

Private Van – Used for plants sized 231cm and taller, costs £60. Order £350 worth to get free private van delivery!

In all cases you can request a private van delivery, where your plants are delivered by us. Upon your request we can re-evaluate your delivery fee and let you know of the delivery time.

Please note, for pallet and box deliveries we use third party companies to deliver the goods. Not often, but occasionally some delays may happen due to unforeseen circumstances, which are out of our control. For this reason, we ask you to never book gardeners, contractors, or other industry professionals for the estimated delivery date. Please do not book days off work or cancel other commitments specifically for your plant delivery to avoid disappointment.

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If you are not home at the time of your delivery, don’t worry! With your permission, we will instruct our trusted couriers to leave your plants in a safe place. If you have any requirements, or a preferred safe place for your plant delivery, please ensure to leave us a note along with your order, or simply give us a call.

Specialized Delivery

If you have any special requirements regarding your delivery, please add it to your order notes or call us on 01603 327269. Always include any delivery restrictions into your order note so appropriate vehicles and good carriers can be used to deliver your plants.

Please note that we currently are unable to deliver to Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland due to Brexit rules and regulations.

For more delivery information refer to our terms and conditions here.