Cordyline (Cordyline fruticosa 'Pink Pepper')

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Underground structures: Rhizome
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PennsylvaniaDate: 2017-02-20
By csandt
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Struggling Indoor Hawaiian Ti Plant (Cordyline minalis) by Achantal Dec 31, 2019 9:10 PM 22
Cordyline fruticosa as a houseplant in the mid-Atlantic or northeast? by csandt Feb 10, 2018 5:28 PM 16
Pink! Every time I look @ this plant, it's more pink! by purpleinopp Sep 15, 2018 7:35 AM 30
Cordylines by ScotTi Dec 16, 2019 4:16 PM 911

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