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Ti plant.


By Stan510

Ti plant. (Cordyline terminalis (Dracaena))

This Ti plant? It was down to its last few inches and death 4-5 years ago. When I had it in shade. I always thought they wanted shade!..turns out they want not all day sun..but hours at least of direct sun. I wish you had seen it was sticks..snails had eaten all the leaves also back then. From that its now 3' tall and bushy. Next year a bigger pot.

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It was worth the effort. Great colour.

27 Nov, 2020


Definitely worthwhile Stan! I do love the pink tones in the pic of both plants.

27 Nov, 2020


It would look wild under a blacklight!

28 Nov, 2020


It certainly would!

28 Nov, 2020


I have some, the snails in winter can eat them up. LoL. I put lots of crushed eggshells below the plants to keep the snails out. When I lived up there ( in Fremont) I had a big beautiful pink variegated one which I was constantly battling the snails from eating it.

8 Dec, 2020


I think it was about the first year I found GOY that I turned it around with this plant. Out it went from the shade of the backyard to the brighter and hot reflecting asphalt of the side yard.
There was a time I had a terrific snail problem- those huge brown Med snails. The cure? Possums. They showed up...liked my extra catfood I left out and they really did a number of snails and slugs. Amazingly well done.I used to buy snail bait all the time- and its not cheap! I haven't bought any in the last few years and haven't seen a snail since. In fact,I've put things in the ground to test..and no,no slug or snails.

9 Dec, 2020


Wow! No snails or slugs. That’s great! They’re so active here during winter especially after rain.

9 Dec, 2020

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