Ti leaves are large in size and are narrow, oblong, or lanceolate in shape, averaging 12-36 inches (30-90 cm) in length and 4-6 inches (10-15 cm) in width. The green leaves are smooth, shiny, and pliable and may change in shades depending on the season, variety and climate.
Species: Cordyline terminalis
Origin: Native to East Asia.
Symbolizes: Positive blessings, protection and the Creator.
Also Known As: Ti, ti plant, palm lily, cabbage palm, Hawaiian good-luck plant.
Care, Handling & Design
Temperature: 55-65F (13-18 C). Chill sensitive.
Water: Medium water quality, avoid softened water. Sensitive to fluoride water which may lead to tip burn.
Vase Life: 5-14 days
What to Look for When Purchasing
Uniform leaves free of mechanical damage and discoloration.
The ti leaf is not a flower, but it is often used in leis and floral arrangements for its beautiful green and unscented leaves. Most commonly folded in a loop fashion, ti leaves give a crafted bow appearance to foliage and provide a unique look for bouquets, vase or floral foam arrangements. Ti leaves add an exotic flair to any arrangements.
Pest & Disease Information
Prone to fungal problems. Keep leaves dry.
Mechanical damage, discolored leaves.
For optimal care of Ti Leaves, please reference the chart of products below. Make sure to select your region to see which products are available.