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Cordyline fruticosa 'Red Sister'

Red Sister Hawaiian Ti Plant

Cordyline

Comments

Young leaves on this variety emerge brilliant pink, then gradually darken to cherry red with burgundy-black variegation; spectacular when massed on the landscape; perfect for adding a lush, tropical look to patio borders

Description

Young leaves on this variety emerge brilliant pink, then gradually darken to cherry red with burgundy-black variegation; spectacular when massed on the landscape; perfect for adding a lush, tropical look to patio borders

Landscape Attributes

Red Sister Hawaiian Ti Plant is an open multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its relatively coarse texture can be used to stand it apart from other landscape plants with finer foliage.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should never be pruned except to remove any dieback, as it tends not to take pruning well. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Red Sister Hawaiian Ti Plant is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Red Sister Hawaiian Ti Plant will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

10a

Height(inches):

Spread:

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Soil Type:

6 feet

3 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

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