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Cordyline – ‘Red Sister’ – Cabbage Palm – Cordyline fruticosa

Garden Height
36 - 48
Spacing
36 - 48
Spread
36 - 48
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Tall
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

Adapatable as House Plant

Heat Tolerant

Maintenance Notes

Easy to grow.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 100 - 150

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 60 - 70° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early spring through Fall.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 8-10
6" and Gallon Pot : 10-12
7-9" Pot : 12-14
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot : 14-16

Pinching and Growth Regulators

No pinching or growth regulators needed.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Watch Mealybugs and Spider Mites.

Grower Tips

Do not let dry out or dry brown tips occur.