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leafless cordyline

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nicespam Mon 13-Jun-11 17:04:20

all it's leaves fell off so i assume it's dead, should i just pull it out? the trunk is about 3ft.

how can i be sure it's dead also

jalopy Mon 13-Jun-11 17:38:35

I'd leave it and see what happens. That's what I'm doing with mine.

nicespam Mon 13-Jun-11 18:12:04

ok might as well!

MrsMagnolia Mon 13-Jun-11 20:09:41

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Mspontipine Mon 13-Jun-11 21:57:45

It's sad isn't it.
I gave up on my 7 (sob) year-old cordyline sad
Bought a new one.
It's very small!!

1973magpie Thu 16-Jun-11 22:20:34

When we bought our house we had a big (10+ ft) Cordyline with three branches at the top, all three branches dead now and we have been discussing what to do too.

We adopted the 'wait and see' option, and it is sprouting again from gound level, so is it best to cut the trunk right down to the ground now MrsMagnolia?

Mspontipine Fri 17-Jun-11 00:39:37

That is excellent news 1973magpie

MrsMagnolia Fri 17-Jun-11 07:37:15

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1973magpie Fri 17-Jun-11 14:48:17

Good thinking MrsMagnolia hadn't really considered the rotting/disease/danger aspects, will let DH at it with the axe then! I was really surprised as we were sure it was dead, but my Mum said wait and see! Thanks for your help smile

MrsMagnolia Fri 17-Jun-11 17:50:01

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jalopy Sun 19-Jun-11 19:12:08

Nicespam, just an update. Mine's resprouting at the base.

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