Dracaena – Cordylena® Ruby
Adapatable as House Plant
Dead-Heading Not Necessary
Great in landscapes and containers
Maintenance Category Easy
Water Category Average
Flower Form Container, Landscape
pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2
EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9
Fertilization 150 - 200
Light Requirements Medium, High
Water Requirements Dry to Moderate, Moderate to Moist, Moist to Wet
Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit
Growing On Temperature 60 - 65° Fahrenheit
Holding Temperature 45 - 50° Fahrenheit
Planting and Timing Information
Spring through Summer Finish. 1 liner per 4-6" pot.
Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 8-10
6" and Gallon Pot : 10-12
7-9" Pot :
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :
Pinching and Growth Regulators
Pinching will destroy the symmetry of the plants and greatly add to production time.
Pest and Disease Management
General pest and disease practices as listed in notes. Plant liners so as to not bury crowns. Scout for spider mites and treat as necessary.
For Cordylena, pot size will limit the final size of the plant.
To avoid tip burning do not dry soil out severely.