Croton, scientifically known as Codiaeum variegatum, is a striking and colorful indoor plant originally native to the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. Its vibrant foliage has made it a popular choice for indoor gardening worldwide.
Water: Crotons thrive when kept moderately moist but not waterlogged. Water your croton plant when the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Ensure proper drainage, as they don't like sitting in standing water. Avoid overwatering, which can lead to root rot, and provide consistent humidity to maintain the plant's health.
Light: Croton plants require bright, indirect sunlight to maintain their brilliant colors. Place them near a sunny window, but avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch their leaves. Inadequate light can result in loss of leaf color and leggy growth. Rotating the pot occasionally helps ensure even light exposure.
Basic Care: To maintain their bushy shape and striking colors, prune leggy or discolored growth. Additionally, ensure a warm and humid environment by misting the leaves regularly or using a humidity tray. Fertilize during the growing season, repot every 2-3 years, and keep an eye out for common pests. By following these simple steps, you can keep your Croton healthy and vibrant in your indoor space.
By following these care guidelines, you can enjoy the vibrant beauty of your Croton plant as it thrives in your indoor space.
NOTE: Indoor Plant, Sold per Piece
The condition of the plant may vary from the image shown in this page. You can expect that there will be some slight variations in the actual product because you are choosing a one-of-a-kind piece from mother nature.
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