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Croton 'Petra'

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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

Key Benefits 

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! 

    Care Instructions

    Light

    Bright indirect to medium light.

    Water

    Allow the top 2” of the soil to dry in between watering

    Temperature

    Average from 65°F - 75°F

    Feeding

    Follow a bi-monthly fertilizing schedule when the plant is actively growing. In most cases, this is in the spring and summer. And reduce to once a month in the fall and winter. Use a balanced fertilizer - this means a ratio of NPK that is all the same. Ex: 10-10-10.

    Toxicity

    Toxic. Always keep plants away from curious pets and children.

    Grooming

    Gently wash the leaves of dust and debris with a showerhead and remove any dead or dying foliage.

    Care

    The brighter the location, the more intense the variegation will be.

    General Information About Your Plant

    Origin

    Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, and the western Pacific Ocean islands.

    Leaves

    Broad leaf and multi-colored.

    Repotting

    This can be done every 12-18 months. Choose a pot that is 2” larger in diameter than the original pot.

    Soil

    Use a well-draining, high organic matter soil mix.

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