Cordyline ‘Compacta’ – Potted Terrestrial
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Cordyline ‘Compacta’ – Potted Terrestrial Plants Imported from Singapore

Cordyline ‘Compacta,’ a stunning and versatile plant that adds a touch of elegance to your paludarium or terrestrial setup. With its graceful arching leaves and compact growth habit, Cordyline ‘Compacta’ is a perfect choice for enthusiasts who desire a visually striking and easy-to-care-for plant. Elevate the aesthetics of your paludarium or terrestrial environment with the captivating presence of Cordyline ‘Compacta.’

Care Guide: Cordyline ‘Compacta’ is a resilient and adaptable plant that thrives in a paludarium or terrestrial setup. Follow these guidelines to ensure optimal growth and vitality for your Cordyline ‘Compacta’:

Paludarium Setup:

  • Substrate: Use a well-draining substrate suitable for both terrestrial and aquatic sections. A mix of coconut coir, sphagnum moss, and suitable aquatic substrate works well.
  • Lighting: Provide bright, indirect light for the terrestrial portion and appropriate aquatic lighting for the submerged section.
  • Watering: Keep the substrate in the terrestrial section consistently moist, and maintain appropriate humidity levels. In the aquatic section, ensure the water level is suitable for the plant’s roots.

Aquatic Section:

  • If Cordyline ‘Compacta’ is placed in the aquatic section, make sure the roots are partially submerged.
  • Ensure water quality is maintained through regular water changes and appropriate filtration.

Terrestrial Section:

  • Cordyline ‘Compacta’ prefers well-drained soil in the terrestrial section. Ensure water does not accumulate around the roots.
  • Misting the leaves in the terrestrial section will help maintain humidity.


  • Use a balanced liquid fertilizer suitable for both terrestrial and aquatic plants every 4-6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer).


  • Maintain temperatures between 65-80°F (18-27°C) for the terrestrial section.
  • Ensure that the aquatic section’s water temperature is suitable for the inhabitants.


  • Trim any dead or yellowing leaves to maintain the plant’s overall health and appearance.
  • Cordyline ‘Compacta’ responds well to pruning for shape and size control.


  • Cordyline ‘Compacta’ is suitable for a variety of amphibians and reptiles that appreciate a lush and humid environment.
  • Ensure that the plant is placed in areas where it won’t be disturbed by the inhabitants.

Note: Cordyline ‘Compacta’ is an excellent choice for adding vertical interest and a tropical feel to your paludarium or terrestrial setup.

Experience the elegance of Cordyline ‘Compacta’ in your paludarium or terrestrial habitat. Order now to bring a touch of sophistication and natural beauty to your living environment. Whether you’re an experienced paludarium enthusiast or a beginner, Cordyline ‘Compacta’ will enhance the aesthetics of your habitat with its graceful presence.



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