The Croton Petra boasts a significant amount of colors - yellow, brown, orange, and green. Each leaf is decorated with those colors and has bright yellow veins. Thankfully, the Croton is low maintenance and requires very little to thrive. It loves bright, indirect to medium light to keep its colors vibrant. Keep in mind that the plant is native to the Western Pacific Islands and Australia.
Grow Pot Size: 4” and 6”
Overall Height Including Grow Pot: 10-26” depending on grow pot size.
Plant Care Level: Easy
Symbolizing change, the Croton is a welcoming reminder of the constant changes that are taking place. Use the croton plant as a mindfulness tool. Embrace the season and all that comes with it.
Croton ‘Petra’ Care Tips
Binomial Name: Codiaeum variegatum ‘Petra’
Care Level: Easy
Light: Bright indirect
Water: Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry
Pet Friendly: No
The Croton ‘Petra’ Story
Where is it from?
Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, and the western Pacific Ocean islands.
Who is the Croton ‘Petra’?
The Croton ‘Petra’ boasts a significant amount of colors - yellow, brown, orange, and green. Each leaf is decorated with those colors and has bright yellow veins.
Good For You!
In the Southern hemisphere where temperatures do not drop below 50F, The Croton plant is commonly used as hedges and patio plants. Providing some privacy between neighbors. The Croton is a natural air purifier! Naturally filtering out common household toxins and pollutants.
Is the Croton ‘Petra’ the right plant for me?
This plant is easy to care for but does require regular maintenance to keep it looking its best! The Croton plant will require lots of attention as well! It needs lots of bright light, water, and fertilizer to keep it looking its best!
Pet Friendly: No, keep away from pets!
Location Suggestions: Make the Croton plant a focal point in your living room, office, or bedroom!