Croton Variegated Leaves
- Brand: PlantsNtrees
- Product Code: PNTS/2
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They are growing in open forests and scrub. The cultivated CROTON VARIEGATED LEAVES are usually smaller and come in an amazing diversity of leaf shapes and colors. Indoor plants usually grow to a height of 60cm (24 in) and grow slowly comparative with plants grown in a greenhouse. Greenhouse specimens can reach a height of 1.2-3m.
Planting & Care
Temperature: Croton Variegated leaves, grow well in normal room temperatures do not let the temperature fall below 13°C (55°F). For adequate humidity stand the pots on trays of damp pebbles.
Watering: During the active growth period water plentifully – enough to keep the potting mixture thoroughly moist – but never allow pots to stand in water. In the rest period give only enough water to keep the potting mixture from drying out completely.
Soil: Croton Variegated leaves require moist, humus-rich, but well-drained soil.
Fertilizer: Use slow-release pellets or liquid fertilizer during the active growing season. Water and fertilize weekly during the growing season.
Uses of Plants: Croton Variegated leaves, grows well in containers, being a popular, but quite difficult houseplant to grow. It is used as feature plant, foundation, hedges or mixed border in tropical landscape.