Plant Care dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

Also known as

dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree, tī koraha and tī rauriki

Taxonomy

Cordyline pumilio
Cordyline
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

Water

How often to water your dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

Water needs for dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree
0.5 cups
every 9

dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree

dwarf cabbage tree, pygmy cabbage tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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