Cordyline Australis - Brown Yellow Leaves :(

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I have 2 Cordyline Australis Pink Palms in myfront drive planted in soil with gravel on top, it was planted last october and did very well up until around 4 weeks ago when we exprencied the heavy snow, I bubble wrapped the plant up after the first few frosts and snow showers, after some nice weather last weekend I have taken off the bubble wrap and one of the 2 plants has lost all its colour and its leaves are quite dry, the other still has some colour and looks healthier, Ive given them a water feed mix of baby bio and water for the last 2 weeks as its been quite dry. The one that has lost its colour still has its shape but no colour is it case of waiting til May/June to see if it gets its colour back?? Ive also trimmed off the dead leaves to the trunk. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks.


  • Hey Verdun, I bought them from gardening they were in good condition when they arrived, it seems quite hard and dry at the base and has some slight colour also.

  • Okay great, I'll leave it in then. hopefully when the weather picks up in the next month or so they will start to get some colour back. Thanks Verdun

  • marshmellomarshmello Posts: 683

    Sounds like cold to me - their hardy down to -5 C or so. Probably be fine once the warmer weather kicks in - keep it protected for a few more weeks.

  • I'll keep the fleece and bubble wrap off this week as were getting some warmer weather up here and some much needed rain also. Thanks again guys.

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