How often should you water Cordyline plants?
- Make sure the plant has evenly moist soil and partial shade to full sun.
- Provide ti with approximately 1 inch of water every week that it doesn't rain, as the plant grows naturally in areas with high rainfall.
- Water the plant with a hose or soaker to keep the foliage dry.
Subsequently, one may also ask, do Cordylines need a lot of water?
Too little water can also cause stunted growth and leaf yellowing and drop. Water the ti plant deeply and as needed so the soil around the plant roots is constantly moist but not wet. As a general rule, a ti plant should receive at least 1 inch of water through rainfall and watering weekly.
Similarly, do Cordylines need full sun? Light. Cordyline needs bright light, but avoid direct sunlight in unhabituated plants. Also, green-leaved cordyline tends to do best with direct light, while those with other colored leaves may prefer bright indirect or filtered sunlight.
In this regard, why are my Cordyline leaves going brown?
A common problem with Cordyline and almost all indoor houseplants is what we call “tipping” or simply the tips of the leaves drying out and turning brown. This can be caused by a number of factors including over-watering, chemical burn from too much fertilizer, Root rot and dry stagnant air.
What is wrong with my Cordyline?
Bacteria. Cordyline cuttings are susceptible to two types of blight that result in stem rot, and mushy and slimy leaf spots. Cuttings can die but, if they are recut to remove the rot, they will sometimes root. The newly rooted plants will usually develop new symptoms of blight, including black, water-soaked roots.