Dracaena – Cordylena® Ruby

Garden Height
18 - 48
18 - 24
18 - 24
Container Role
Flower Size
Light Code
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun
Proven Selections


  • Adaptable as House Plant
  • Dead-Heading Not Necessary
  • Foliage Interest

Maintenance Notes:

Easy Care.

Uses Notes:

Great in landscapes and containers

Maintenance Category: Easy

Water Category: Average

Bloom Time: Grown for Foliage

Hardiness Zones: 11b

Flower Form: Landscape

pH: B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method): 0.6

Fertilization: 150 - 200

Light Requirements: High

Water Requirements: 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

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.

Grower Tips:

For Cordylena, pot size will limit the final size of the plant.

To avoid tip burning do not dry soil out severely.

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