Cordyline ‘Red Sensation’ (Cordyline australis)

  1. Plant Feed. Fertilize regularly for best display.
  2. Watering. Keep soil evenly moist.
  3. Soil. Fertile, well-drained soil.
  4. Basic Care Summary. Very easy to grow in virtually any location. Best in fertile, well-drained soil. Keep soil moist, watering freely in dry weather.

Are cordylines best in pots or ground?

They do best in well-drained soil. In cold regions, grow cordylines in pots and then move them under cover for winter, or wrap them to protect them from frost.

Where is the best place to plant cordyline?

Full sun is ideal for green-leaved cordylines, but light shade is preferable for those with colourful or variegated leaves, as strong sun can fade their rich hues.

How do you take care of a cordyline plant?

Quote from video: It's better if it gets a little bit dry than if it gets too wet. So just water – the water runs. From the bottom. And then stop watering. You're going to need to fertilize.

Can cordylines be planted in the ground?

In the ground, Cordyline grows best in a deep, well-drained but moist soil. Heavy clay soils should be amended at a 50/50 ratio with compost, sand, bagged top soil, and/or a good planting mix. In heavy clay it’s best to plant Cordyline in a raised bed or mound.

How fast do red cordylines grow?

The Growth Rate of Cordylines



Cordylines that reach 20 years of age are not uncommon in established nurseries. Remember that it can take around four years for a stem cutting to achieve an acceptable size and 15 to 20 years for a cordyline to form a trunk and grow into a tree.

How do you plant a Cordyline australis red Sensation?

Cordyline ‘Red Sensation’ (Cordyline australis)

  1. Plant Feed. Fertilize regularly for best display.
  2. Watering. Keep soil evenly moist.
  3. Soil. Fertile, well-drained soil.
  4. Basic Care Summary. Very easy to grow in virtually any location. Best in fertile, well-drained soil. Keep soil moist, watering freely in dry weather.


Are cordylines easy to care for?

Cordyline Care



Tropical cordyline is a hardy plant if you grow it in the right climate. Its many varieties are colorful and cheery, and it’s an attractive low-maintenance evergreen shrub. Ti will bring color to both your indoor or outdoor garden, and it’s very easy to maintain.

How often should I water cordyline?

Provide ti with approximately 1 inch of water every week that it doesn’t rain, as the plant grows naturally in areas with high rainfall. Although the ti plant is moderately drought-tolerant, don’t allow the soil to become bone-dry, as excessively dry soil may cause the leaf tips to turn brown.