Codiaeum variegatum – Croton
Codiaeum variegatum – Croton are a group of strongly coloured foliage plants ideally suited to a tropical garden. Crotons add a burst of tropical foliage.
Height: 1-2 meters tall
Uses: A bold foliage plant ideal for tropical gardens.
Planting tips: This plant does well while kept in filtered light, however it also flourish in full sunlight but needs warm weather to thrive.
Soil type: It likes fertile and well drained soil with moderate moisture
Pruning: You should prune it in regular interval to keep it in shape and proper condition.
Water requirement: While active growth starts, increase quantity of water slowly and water in abundance throughout the active growth duration, giving adequate to keep the blend thoroughly moist.
Feeding: You should apply usual liquid fertilizer to the established shrubs once each 2 weeks throughout only the active growth period.
Pests and problems: There are several varieties of scale insects can attack this plant, so be cautious about it.
Climate: It grows well in most warm Australian regions.
Online Garden Design offering unique landscape designs. Professional landscape designers – Landscape design packages and do it yourself landscape guides. Landscape designs/garden plans for garden makeovers, renovations or landscaping plans for new house builds. Online Garden Designs Australia wide including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart