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Codiaeum variegatum Exotic

Codiaeum variegatum Exotic

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English Names:Codiaeum variegatum Exotic

It is evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with thick and colourful leathery leaves; Malaya and pacific islands. It is an unusually attractive plant; leaves almost round, border yellow, centre deep green.

Use: Can be used for Container, Foundation, Hedges, Houseplant, Mixed Border, Screening.

Height: 4 to 10 feet

Difficulty to grow:Medium.

Care: Crotons grow best in well-drained soil and in full sun to partial shade. Too much sun will bleach the color out of the leaves and too little will cause the leaves to be more green. Place your croton where it will receive six to eight hours of bright, unfiltered sunlight each day. Provide shade from direct summer sun during the hottest part of the day. Keep leaves dust-free and shiny by wiping them with a damp cloth. Dry air and soil will cause croton leaves to fall off.

Sunlight:Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil:Well-drained

Water:Moderately

Fertilizer:Any organic fertilizer

References:

T.K. Bose, B. Chowdhury (1991). Tropical Garden Plants. Horticulture and allied publishers.
Amarjeet singh Batth (2014). Indian garden flowers home gardeners guide.
B.B Sharma (2007). A guide to home gardening.

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