Plant Height: 1 Foot
Codiaeum Variegatum Punctatum Aureum is its other name. Crotons (Codiaeum variegatum) are tropical plants that grow outdoors and as also. Growing to a height of 6 to 8 feet, crotons are attractive as a single plant or a grouping. They grow well in pots or in the ground. The Croton house plant, has leaves splashed with green, orange and red with the veins often yellow, depending on the variety. An evergreen shrub that is dense and compact when young Some plants are more green and yellow, while others can be brilliant mixes of reds, oranges, maroon, and yellows. Leaves arrangement is alternate to spiral. It has a very milky sap.
Joseph s Coat, garden croton
upto 6 feet high and 4 feet wide
Planting and care:
Crotons (Codiaeum variegatum) are tropical plants that grow outdoors and as indoor also. Their green leaves turn into shades of yellow, red and purple, showing their brightest colours in the sunlight.
Coco peat based potting mix.
Water the plants when the top of the soil is dry. During hot days, water the crotons twice a day.
Should be kept in warm temperatures, with the minimum being approximately 15 degree C.
Feed every 2 weeks.
It requires high humidity. Position the plant on a tray of wet pebbles. Mist daily if possible.
Ornamental use: Yes