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hi can cordylines be cut down to ground level my leaves have gone yellow would it re shoot



You can try cutting down, but not before end of April, but you might want to try cutting down some of the stem rather than all - if it regrows after you cut it to the ground, you will have lots of tufty growth from the base and not a single stem. You might find, though, that the plants are actually dead, so if there's no growth anywhere by early May, they're goners.

3 Mar, 2010


thanks bamboo

3 Mar, 2010


I would give it like BB says 'till the end of April to decide if and how to prune it. Also yellow leaves can be a sign of lack of nitrogen so perhaps give it a feed. Is the growing tip still OK ?

3 Mar, 2010

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