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Croton Plant, Codiaeum variegatum (Petra) – Plant

(6 customer reviews)

Product contains

Sr No. Item name
1 Croton Petra Plant
2 Grow Bag (5 inches)

310.00 350.00

Estimated delivery date 2022/07/07
869.00 for 3 item(s)

About Croton Plant

Croton Plant 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 plant 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 specification

Common Name Croton, Zanzibar Croton
Maximum Reachable Height Up to 10 feet
Flower Colour Cream
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Medium

Croton Plant Planting And Care

Sunlight

  • Crotons grows well in bright indirect sunlight.

Soil

  • Soil should be well drain and porus.

Watering

  • Poke your finger/plain small stick into the soil to check the moisture.
  • Apply 1 cup (Approx. 50 ml) water when the top soil (3-4 inch) in pot feels dry to touch.
  • Apply water probably in the morning or evening time.
  • Do not overwater the plant.
  • As a rule of thumb, water the plant thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season.

Application of fertilizer

  • Before application of fertilizer loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture.
  • During the main growing season (January-March) feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month.
  • Apply water immediately after application of fertilizer.

Plant Protection

  • Remove dead, infected or damaged croton plant parts and discard them away from the plants.
  • For any insect attack or disease, you can use Neem oil, Eucalyptus oil or Citrus oil spray for primary treatment.

Don’ts

  • Do not over water the plant especially when pot does not have drainage holes.
  • keep away from the AC Vents.
  • Do not apply water on plant leaves.

Initial care for 1-2 weeks after receiving plant at your location.

  • Check the moisture in the soil before watering it.
  • Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water.
  • Keep the plant in indirect light.
  • Do not re-pot immediately after receiving it.

Special feature of Croton Plant

The colorful foliage of croton along with air purification ability makes it unique and special.

Ornamental uses of Croton Plant

  • 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

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Disclaimer : The image is for reference purposes only. The actual product may vary in shape or appearance based on climate, age, height, etc.

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  1. shalinibohra15 (verified owner)

    Happy with my purchase

    shalinibohra15

  2. mrinaldas.haridwar

    It look like antique plant ……. very attractive

    mrinaldas.haridwar

  3. harsh.chaudhary0304

    Got very bushy and healthy plant.

    harsh.chaudhary0304

  4. tayyabforest

    Excellent experience.

    tayyabforest

  5. shalinibohra15 (verified owner)

    Healthy plant ?

    shalinibohra15

  6. Apoorva Shrivastav (verified owner)

    Just awesome

    Apoorva Shrivastav

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