How to care for your Cordyline Mambo?
Cordyline species do best in moderate light conditions. A spot with partially shade or a bit of filtered indirect sunlight would be perfect. This makes the Cordyline ideal to brighten up a darker place in your home!
Cordyline Mambo isn’t such a needy plant when it comes to watering. The plant doesn’t require tremendous amounts of water. It’s for sure less thirsty than other house plants. Watering your Cordyline once every two weeks should be fine. Once you water the plant make sure it’s watered throughout and let the soil dry out in between watering.
Cordyline will be fine in just regular potting soil. If you want to mix things up you could add a little bit of perlite to make it more airy and a bit of clay pebbles for some water retention.
Cordyline species do well in a place with an average humidity level. Try keeping it at a minimum of 50%. This should doable in normal house hold conditions.
The growing season is the perfect time to fertilize your Cordyline Mambo. In winter time fertilizing is not required. When using a fertilizer always read the instructions on the bottle before using.
The best time to repot is during the beginning of the growing season. Check if your plant is root bound in it’s nursery pot. Then it’s time to move it to a bigger size pot of around 2 cm extra. Generally repotting your Cordyline every other year should be sufficient.
The Cordyline is toxic for humans and animals when ingested.