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By Titchy

Dorset, United Kingdom Gb

Bought a smallish Cordyline in Lidl's for £3.00 It looks in excellent condition. The colour is deep brown. To which category would that comme? Do they keep the colour better in sun/shade or part shade? Did not have any info wiyh yhe plant, So a bit of advice would be appreciated



I see you live in Dorset, so it probably doesn't get too cold there. In some parts of the country, this plant should be tied for the winter by raising all the leaves to the top of the plant and tying them in that position to keep out winter wet, frost, snow and ice.
It will grow happily in part sun/part shade or full sun.

1 Oct, 2009


Hi Titchy.....I live in the North East and these reddy brown Cordylines are very popular here...Mum has one in her front garden about 3 years old and has put up with snow and frost. I have 2 very well established Cordyline Australis which are no problem in the colder weather and one which I planted last Autumn, wintered well and is going strong.

2 Oct, 2009


Thank you bamboo and Janey, I am much assured. already got an other question "Watch this space"

3 Oct, 2009

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