Croton Codiaeum 'Petra' (12cm Pot)
Product Code: 221414
- Common Name: Croton
- Croton Petra is a gorgeous ornamental foliage plant with stunning leaf colour and variegation. The leaves tend to be glossy and oval in shape with pointed tips. Colours range from pink, through reds, oranges, yellows, light and dark greens
- Sold in a 12cm nursery pot
- Light: Codiaeum need plenty of bright light. Direct sunlight for at least a few hours a day is recommended, however avoid the scorching midday sun. They can tolerate short periods of shade
- Watering: Codiaeum need to be in damp soil at all times. They do not respond well to soil that is very wet or dry, and either will cause leaf drop. Watering your Petra with lukewarm water is recommended
- Temperature: Your Croton also needs a degree of warmth. They are happy in temperatures from 18-29°C but can cope with as low as 15°C. Avoid draughts however
- Humidity: Increased humidity levels are a must. Stand your Croton on a wet pebble tray to improve humidity or mist frequently. Does best in steamier rooms such as kitchens and bathrooms
Croton. An excellent foliage plant with glossy blackish green leaves with yellow markings maturing to red and pink Height 1m. Spread 90cm. Flower colour White. Flowers May to August. Evergreen Foliage colour Green Red Yellow and Pink. May cause skin al
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