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Croton Zanzibar, Codiaeum Variegatum Zanzibar - Plant

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Crotons grow best in well-drained soil and in full sun to partial shade; in hot sunny climates they look best if shaded from the hottest sun of the day.
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Croton Zanzibar, Codiaeum Variegatum Zanzibar Plant
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6 inch Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Description for Croton Zanzibar, Codiaeum Variegatum Zanzibar

Plant height: 14 - 23 inches
Plant spread:

Too much sun will bleach the color out of the leaves and too little will cause the leaves to be more green.
Provide plenty of room for growth, crotons can be pruned by hand but are ugly sheared.
Crotons are frequently grown as houseplants in colder climates and in the landscape in frost-free regions. Crotons make excellent accent plants, hedges and tub specimens.

The croton plant is one of the most dramatic. Warm tropical colours and exotic lobed leaves make it a beautiful addition to any brightly lit room.

It is hard not to notice this bushy, upright plant because of the vividly coloured foliage. The Croton house plant, has leaves splashed with green, orange and red with the veins often yellow, depending on the variety.

Common name(s): Croton, Zanzibar Croton
Flower colours: -
Bloom time: Early Summer, Summer, Late Summer
Max reachable height: Height 3'-10' / 0.9m - 3.0m width 1'-5' / 0.3m - 1.5m
Difficulty to grow: Medium.

Planting and care

Crotons (Codiaeum variegatum) are tropical plants that grow outdoors and as house plants elsewhere. Growing to a height of 6 to 8 feet and width of 3 to 6 feet, crotons are attractive as a single plant or a grouping and grow well in pots or in the ground.
Their green leaves turn into shades of yellow, red and purple, showing their brightest colours in the sunlight. You can grow cultivars of crotons

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade
Soil: Well Drained
Water: Water the plants when the top of the soil is dry. On especially hot days, you may need to water the crotons twice a day.
Temperature: Should be kept in warm temperatures, with the minimum being approximately 60F.
Fertilizer: Feed every 2 weeks from early spring through summer with a balanced liquid fertilizer diluted by half.

Caring for Croton Zanzibar

  • It requires high humidity.
  • Mist daily if possible.
  • Stand the plant on a tray of wet pebbles.

Typical uses of Croton Zanzibar

Special features:

Ornamental use: Croton plants stiff, leathery leaves in bold colours of yellow, pink, red, orange and green make it a beautiful and popular house plant.

References

  • http://www.guide-to-houseplants.com/croton.html
  • http://www.plantandflowerinfo.com/plant_care_croton
  • http://homeguides.sfgate.com/croton-plants-outdoors-35056.html

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5 / 5 Anusuya 21 June 2018
Dose u give instructions on how to maintain them??
4 / 5 Joshi Prisy 15 June 2018
It is easiest to grow houseplant.
5 / 5 Kamalesh Kumar Purohit 14 June 2018
This plant is exactly what I wanted.
5 / 5 MANITI DESAI 31 May 2018
excellent plant. needs quite a bit of care though.
5 / 5 Srishti Mishra 24 May 2018
How crazy that we all have plants on the mind.

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