Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Cordilyne frost damage.
In St Albans most Cordilynes are looking very unhappy having been flattened by the early snows of last year.My 2 large green 20 foot examples flowered and seeded last last year (white berries).I already have lost 4 containerised plants which have rotted in the centre.
One on the large plants is bleeding a red/orange slime(fungus) at ground level to 30cm high (the same thing is happening in my daughters garden a mile away).The tree is also losing its leaves.
Has anybody got any advise.Should I cut them to ground level and hope they shoot from the root ball.
If they die off completely can I replant with new cordilynes without taking out the root ball.
Or any other advise please.
- 24 Feb, 2011