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Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Cordyline Fruticosa 'Red Sister'

 

Hawaiian Ti Plant 'Red Sister'

An attractive palm type shrub or small tree with arching leaves, long and sword shaped. Cordylines can produce clusters of scented flowers in the summer. There are lots of varieties, some of which can grow to 8 meters tall. Pull off dead leaves as soon as they die to keep the plant looking good and to prevent disease. 'Red Sister' has pink, purple and maroon foliage

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plant Features
  • Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Hawaiian Ti Plant 'Red Sister'

Latin name

Cordyline Fruticosa 'Red Sister'

type

Evergreens

family

Asparagaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Hawaiian Ti Plant Red Sister is 1.50meters x 1.80meters 1.50 M 1.80 M

Cordyline Fruticosa 'Red Sister'

An attractive palm type shrub or small tree with arching leaves, long and sword shaped. Cordylines can produce clusters of scented flowers in the summer. There are lots of varieties, some of which can grow to 8 meters tall. Pull off dead leaves as soon as they die to keep the plant looking good and to prevent disease. 'Red Sister' has pink, purple and maroon foliage


Planting Outdoors

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

In Spring dig a deep hole, in a sheltered sunny/partial shady site, add compost and plant container grown plants.

 

Propagation by root cuttings

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

This plant will produces suckers - small plants - and they can be removed and put into pots till big enough to plant out.

 

Flowering Season

From Early Summer TO Late Summer

Clusters of small fragrant white flowers will appear throughout the summer. These flowers are very attractive to bees and butterflies. Dead flowers can be safely removed once they no longer look attractive.

 
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