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By Itx

Merseyside, United Kingdom Gb

Hello, can anyone help with some advice please.

My cordyline appears to be dying, all the leaves are dropping off and the middle seems quite mushy.

Is it possible to cut it back to a firmer part of the trunk, so it might re-grow or has it died.

Any advice would be great.



You can certainly try cutting back past the point where the stem is soggy - this may induce new growth from lower down the stem, or from the base.

8 Jun, 2010


I did just described by Bamboo... and am hoping that it wil resurrect itself! Fingers crossed.

8 Jun, 2010


I love these plants bought two for either side of my swing,
what great tips you all give,Hi Bamboo,and welcome to another Londoner

8 Jun, 2010


i think you have lost it,my dad and his neighbors went like this and we have had to get rid of both,think the bad winter killed them,funnily enough ive noticed a lot gone from gardens lately

9 Jun, 2010


Ladybug, thousands of cordylines died from this last winter, some of which were pretty old - fortunately, Tesco and Wilkinsons were selling new ones earlier this year for between £3 and £5, so not expensive to replace, but will take some years to reach over 10 foot, of course!

9 Jun, 2010

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