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I have a 6 year old green Cordyline Australis and its now about 8 feet tall. It has grown nice but I would like it to branch out like many others I have seen in neighbours gardens. I was told by my grandad (who owns his own garden centre) that they will only branch out once they flower. Is there any way I can get mine to do this and branch out or is it just a natural thing that occurs?


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I don't know if it's different for red cordylines, but mine started branching out last year about halfway up the trunk and it's never flowered.

17 Apr, 2010

 

its sometimes because the centre growing bud gets damaged or frozen but i wouldnt recomend it as you mite kill it.give it a chance it mite just do it after flowering.

17 Apr, 2010

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