Cordyline fruticosa/Ti Plant

Cordyline fruticosa / Cordyline fruticosa
Striking foliage
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Striking foliage

Colorful foliage is the primary feature of the ti plant

A mass planting in a park in Mexico

Close-up of colorful foliage

Contrast between bold color of foliage and background

Growing in ground bed in Central Florida

A selection with very dark foliage

Growing in ground bed in Singapore

Grows outdoors in tropoical climates such as Tailand

Color in foliage not in a definite pattern

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Scientific Name: Cordyline fruticosa
Common Name: Ti Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Light Exposure: Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: A popular selection that gtrows outdo0rs in the tropics and as container plant that gives a bold, tropical effect from its exotic foliage. Many cultivars are available that have a rainbow of color choices. Does not like full sunlight. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures. Excellent container plant. Also used in seasonal flower beds during the warm months of the year.