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Gold Dust Croton

Gold Dust Croton

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Crotons are spectacular tropical shrubs with stunning colours and shapes thatadd an exotic touch to any home or garden. And the'Gold Dust' croton,native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Australia, is a beautifully coloured specimen with an upright growth and long, narrow bright-green leaves spotted with gold.

Scientific Name:Codiaeum variegatum

Common Names:Gold dust croton

Flower Colours:infrequent,pendant-style clusters of tiny yellow blossoms that are easily overshadowedby the brightly-coloured leaves

Bloom Time:variable

Maximum Reachable Height:3 feet

Difficulty to Grow:easy to grow

Care:

may get infested by mealy bugs, thrips, scale, and spider mites; treat with neem oil
sensitive to temperatures and will drop leaves if it falls below 15 degrees C / 60 degrees F
Sunlight:full sun

Water: water frequently; as top soil begins to dry, water again; in winter watering needs reduce

Fertiliser:any fertiliser rich in nitrogen and potassium once a month

Precautions:

if ingested in large amounts, may cause stomach problems
plant sap may cause skin irritation
References:

https://www.joshsfrogs.com/croton-gold-dust-codiaeum-variegatum-6-pot.html
https://www.hunker.com/13427214/how-to-grow-croton-gold-dust-plants
https://www.ambius.com/blog/ultimate-guide-croton-plant-care/
https://www.gardenloversclub.com/houseplants/croton/growing-croton-plants/

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