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Croton Plant, Codiaeum variegatum (Petra) – Plant – CPC-890214


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Crotons are one of the boldest houseplants with colorful foliage to decorate your inner or outer space.

What makes it special:
Easy to grow
Indoor air purifier
Can be used for hedges, Mixed borders, screening, etc

Item name

Croton Plant, Codiaeum variegatum (Petra) – Plant

6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Croton Petra is a tropical shrub with star-shaped flowers on long stalks. The foliage of Petra is broadly oval with a pointed tip with colors that vary between pink, red, orange, yellow, and green with the veins often times being a lighter color. This is one of the most common cultivars for both indoor and outdoor use. Croton is typically offered as an indoor plant, but can also be used outdoors as a seasonal accent plant in containers or plantings of annuals or mixed ornamentals.Plant Specifications

Plant Height
12 inch (30 cm)

Plant Spread
6 inch (15 cm)

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%

Common Name
Croton, Zanzibar Croton

Maximum Reachable Height
Up to 10 feet

Flower Colour

Bloom Time

Difficulty Level

Planting and care
Refer our Garden Guide for detailed procedures and meanings of words related to gardening.

Place your croton where it will receive morning sunlight each day.
SoilIt require well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
WateringWater only when the soil feels dry to touch.Soil must never be allowed to dry out completely.
Application of FertilizerApply organic fertilizers during spring and rainy season.Loosen the soil without damaging the roots. It will help the plant to uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.
RepottingWhen a plant outgrows in current pot, re-pot with fresh potting soil and some fertilizer.Do the re-potting late evening and keep the plant in shady area for 2 to 3 days and then move the plant in required light condition.For re-potting procedure click here

Plant ProtectionWipe the dust from the leaves with a clean, damp cloth.Remove dead, decay and infected part of the plant.For insect attack apply neem oil or any organic insecticide.Croton Plant careInitial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location:Allow your plants to settle to your location first after receiving it. Do not overwater them suddenly. Check the moisture in the soil. If it is too dry then apply water gently.Keep the plant in indirect bright sunlight area to settle down easily.Gradually move the plant from shade to the area that receives morning sunlight.Croton can survive in indoor as well as outdoor conditions.Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.
Key requirements to keep plant healthy:

Full Sun to Partial Shade



15-26 degrees Celsius

Any organic fertilizer

Croton Plant special featureThe colorful foliage of croton along with air purification ability makes it unique and special. Croton Plant uses
Ornamental Use:

They are eye-catching especially in bright dining rooms and living rooms where their foliage helps energize a room
Can be used for Container, Foundation, Hedges, Houseplant, Mixed Border, Screening, etc

It containsSrItem name1Croton Plant, Codiaeum variegatum (Petra) – Plant26 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)


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