Cordyline Chocolate queen
Common Name: Ti Plant, Good-luck plant, Palm lily, Cabbage Palm
Botanical Name: Cordyline terminalis 'Chocolate Queen'
Other names: Cordyline Chocolate queen
Origin: Australia, Papua New Guinea
Cordyline Chocolate queen is an indoor delight - its large stunning green leaves having yellow, brown, and purple threads – makes this plant a stand-out art piece. Chocolate queen, also known as Good-luck plant, is famous for its tropical look & its ability to change colors as the plant ages. The large leaves are supported by a sturdy steam in such a way that the whole structure resembles a miniature palm. This shrub is a preferred choice among indoor plant growers because of two reasons. The plant does not require direct sunlight, so they are perfect for almost any room in your home. And its evergreen compact foliage has the ability to add a touch of life to any space.
Growth Habits: Up to 3 – 4 meters high
Soil Requirement: Moist well drained soil
Watering Schedule: This plant needs daily watering
Light condition: 4 – 5 hours of bright indirect sunlight
Ideal Temperature: Anywhere between 16 - 32 degree Celsius
Repotting instructions: While repotting always choose a sturdy container for this plant as they are top-heavy.
Suitable Locations: Places where this plant can receive bright light like near windows, study room or living room, well-lit kitchen, balcony, garden area, etc.
• Place this plant in pots with good draining system otherwise the roots will start rotting. • You will need to water this plant daily but make sure that you never overwater it. • If the leaves are getting dry & dull, it is an indication that the plant needs some fertilizer with good nutritional value. • Though this plant grows well in full sun, try to find a sheltered spot if you are planning to keep it outdoor during the summer months. • Keep this plant away from the reach of your pets as the leaves are highly toxic & can cause harm, if ingested, by animals.