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Q.Why Are The Leaves Of My Cordyline Turning Like Thsse

Zone 94080 | msabrinadm8 added on February 13, 2021 | Answered

I’ve had this cordyline with ice purplish leaves but I noticed they are getting lighter and kind of speckled. It has er in full sun. I did t change any watering way

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Answered on February 15, 2021

Unfortunately, your photo did not come through. Your zone is plenty warm enough for the plant, so it can't be the cold. If it is in full sun, then it can'e be lacking light. This leaves me to conclude that it could be, likely, one of a few different causes.

Without a photo, it will be hard to say for certain, but this sounds quite a bit like spider mite damage. These creatures are very small and hard to see, but they cause damage on a very large scale. These articles will help:



It could, also, be a pH issue or lack of nutrients. Testing your soil will confirm. These articles will help:



This article will help you with the care of these plants, outdoors:


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