Electric Pink Dracaena Palm
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- Vibrant pinkish, purple foliage
- More compact than other Cordyline
- Grows well in containers or along a border
Weight: 10 lbs
Container Size: 2 gallon
About This Plant
Up to 48 inches
Up to 48 inches
Clumping habit, attractive foliage
Leaf Time of Year
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Plant Care Tips
Planting InstructionsIf soil in container is dry, water plants prior to planting. Dig a hole at least twice the diameter of the root ball and 1.5 times deeper. Mix fertilizer or compost into the soil and return a few inches of soil mixture to the planting hole. Remove the plant from the container and gently tease out the roots on the surface of the root ball. Plant with the top of the root ball at ground level. Back-fill around the root ball with the rest of the soil mixture, gently firming it in as you go, and build a short berm of soil around the plant to create a watering basin. Water the plant thoroughly to settle the soil around the roots. Keep new plants well-watered the first summer, checking for water needs daily or every other day. Covering the root ball and area around the plant with 1-3 inches of mulch will help keep roots cool and conserve moisture. Keep mulch from touching tree trunks and plant stems.
General Care DescriptionRemove damaged or dead foliage for appearance. Protect from direct coastal winds. Requires little care. Forms trunks less often than other cordylines. Allow to grow into a tall multistemmed shrub or cut down taller shoots to maintain a low foliage clump.
Effort of Care
Enriched, well-drained soils
This plant will thrive if planted in partial sun or full sun environments. Protect from afternoon sun in hot summer climates.
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
Disease and Pests
Generally pest and disease free
USDA Hardiness Zone