Cordyline Fruticosa ‘Red Sister’

(Cordyline Fruticosa)

Native to tropical southeastern Asia, northeastern Australia , the Indian Ocean, and parts of Polynesia.

It is not native to Hawaii or New Zealand but exists on those islands as a feral weed introduced by Polynesian settlers.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
upto 8 – 10 Ft  (if not pruned)

Spacing:
Accent Plant

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 °C (35 °F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 °C (40 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Burgundy
Bronze-Green

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Provides winter interest
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From softwood cuttings
By air layering

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed