Why should we choose Croton Petra Plant or Codiaeum (Petra) plant for our home?
The Croton ‘Petra’ (Codiaeum variegatum ‘Petra’) is an evergreen shrub for southern Asia and the western Pacific islands. It is one of the most common plant for both indoor and outdoor use.
Croton is commonly introduced as an indoor plant, but can also be used externally as a seasonal accent plant in containers or gardens of annual or mixed ornaments.
Petra’s system is broadly oval, with pointed colors, which vary between pink, red, orange, yellow, and green, and the veins are often lighter in color.
How much high it can grow?
The croton grows relatively slowly, attaining a height of less than 12 inches per growing season. The plant has thick, dense leaves and usually grows between 3 and 8 feet to a height of 3 to 8 feet, giving it an upright, oval appearance.
What are care tips of Croton plant?
Croton plant is grown by seeds and cuttings.
Sunlight– Indirect bright light is required.
Soil– Soil or potting mixture should be well-drained, fertile and nutrient-rich.
Water– Water the plant when the 1-2 inch surface soil layer feels dry to touch.
Fertilizer – Apply any organic fertilizer once a month.
Can croton plant grow outside?
yes, coroton plan can grow outside but there should be indirect bright light is available. if we grow croton in direct bright sunlight, it will damage the leaves of the plant.
what is the reasons croton plant dropping the leaves?
The maine reasons croton plant dropping the leaves are
1.The plant does not get proper sunlight.
4.Over-watering or less watering
Are Croton plants easy to care for?
Yes, Crotons are very easy to care.
Does Croton plant purify air?
yes, croton is one of the top performing and dimanding plant for air-purifying plants
When to plant Croton?
You can grow or plant Croton throughout the year.
How Croton Plant petra reproduce?
Croton plants can reproduce through stem or step cuttings.
Is Croton plant a succulent?
No, Croton plant is not succulent. It is a perennial evergreen angiosperms shrub plant.