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Codiaeum variegatum Petra

Codiaeum variegatum Petra

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English Names: Croton

Croton Petra is a tropical shrub with star-shaped flowers on long stalks. The foliage of Petra is broadly oval with a pointed tip with colors that vary between pink, red, orange, yellow, and green with the veins often times being a lighter color. This is one of the most common cultivars for both indoor and outdoor use.

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

Height:Up to 10 feet

Difficulty to grow:Medium

Care: Wipe the dust from the leaves with a clean, damp cloth. Remove dead, decay and infected part of the plant. For insect attack apply neem oil or any organic insecticide.

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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