Ti Plant (Cordyline fruticosa)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Cordyline fruticosaAccepted
Dracaena warocqueiSynonym
Cordyline terminalisSynonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Shrub
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:To 10 feet
Leaves:Unusual foliage color
Flower Color:Pink
Other: Pale pink
Flower Time:Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures:Rhizome
Edible Parts:Roots
Eating Methods:Cooked
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Resistances: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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Posted by Rainbow (Oceania, Mariana Islands - Zone 11b) on Sep 3, 2015 4:58 PM

Leaves of the green ti leaves are used to wrap different kinds of foods for steam cooking. They are also used to make hula skirts.

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