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Cordyline 'Calypso Queen'

Cordyline 'Calypso Queen'

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Description: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen', commonly known as Calypso Queen Cordyline, is a stunning tropical plant celebrated for its vibrant foliage and graceful form. Belonging to the Asparagaceae family, this cultivar features long, sword-shaped leaves in shades of pink, purple, and green, creating a striking visual display reminiscent of a tropical paradise. Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' is an excellent choice for adding a touch of exotic beauty to gardens, landscapes, or indoor spaces.

🌿 Botanical Name: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen'

💧 Care Level: Low to moderate. Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' is relatively easy to care for and thrives in warm, humid conditions.

📏 Size: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' typically grows to a height of 3 to 5 feet (90 to 150 cm) with a spread of 2 to 3 feet (60 to 90 cm), although size may vary depending on growing conditions and care.

☀️ Light: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate some direct sunlight. Provide filtered sunlight or partial shade, especially during the hottest part of the day, to prevent leaf scorch.

💧 Water: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' regularly during the growing season, allowing the top inch (2.5 cm) of soil to dry out between waterings. Reduce watering frequency in the winter months when growth slows down.

💦 Humidity: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' thrives in moderate to high humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, using a humidifier, or placing the plant on a tray filled with pebbles and water.

🌡️ Temperature: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' prefers temperatures between 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 29°C). Protect it from cold drafts and temperatures below 50°F (10°C), as prolonged exposure to cold can damage the leaves.

❄️ Hardiness: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' is hardy in USDA zones 10 to 11 and is best grown outdoors in tropical or subtropical climates. In colder regions, it can be grown as a houseplant or brought indoors during the winter months.

🌱 Soil: Plant Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH range of 6.0 to 6.5. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and sand is ideal for promoting good drainage and aeration.

🌱 Fertilizing: Feed Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted to half the recommended strength every 4 to 6 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce fertilization frequency in the fall and winter.

🔄 Pruning: Remove dead, damaged, or discolored leaves as needed to maintain the plant's appearance and overall health. Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' typically does not require extensive pruning.

🌱 Propagation: Cordyline 'Calypso Queen' can be propagated from stem cuttings. Take 4-6 inch (10-15 cm) stem cuttings with at least one node and plant them in moist potting mix. Keep the cuttings warm and humid until new roots develop.

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