The wonderful varieties of Codiaeum variegatum, with the impressively ornamental leaves, act also as an invigorating air freshener. No wonder that the tropical, evergreen ornamental plant is at the top of the list of the most popular indoor plants.
COMMON NAME: Croton, Joseph's coat
BOTANICAL SCIENTIFIC NAME: Codiaeum variegatum, Croton variegatum
LIGHT: The croton must have plenty of light to remain healthy in appearance.
WATERING: Keep the soil moist using tepid water from spring until the end of summer. You will need to water much less during winter.
SOIL: A peat (2 parts) based potting mixture with perlite or sand (1 part) added works well, or other well draining types.
HUMIDITY: The croton plant enjoys high humidity levels - so where possible improve the humidity of a room with a humidifier or place the plant on a tray of pebbles and water.
FERTILISER: Once a month, balance NPK:20-20-20 or equivalent lower NPK ratio.
SIZE:: Height 35cm. Approximate
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