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Codiaeum variegatum Pictum
One of the boldest houseplants around, you can't miss crotons because of their colorful foliage. Often boldly marked with bright yellow, orange, red, and even black, crotons are perfect for adding a tropical touch to indoor decor.
Grow crotons in a bright spot: They like lots of light to produce all those colorful leaves. Like most houseplants, they also appreciate abundant humidity. You can boost humidity for your croton by growing it in a well-lit kitchen or bathroom, placing a small humidifier nearby, or grouping it nearby other houseplants.
Above 50°F (10°C)
Keep soil moist, but do not let your croton stand in water or dry out for extended periods.
To 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide
This plant is not intended for human or animal consumption
Fertilize every 2 to 4 months
Windows, porches and patios
Scientific studies have shown that croton efficiently filters VOCs and other toxins from indoor air!