Ti Plant (Cordyline fruticosa 'Oahu Rainbow')

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 13
Plant Height: 6 to 8 feet
Plant Spread: 4 to 6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Pale pinkish-white
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Edible Parts: Roots
Eating Methods: Cooked
Fermented
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Tampa FLDate: April 2012
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