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Codiaeum variegatum Petra

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Codiaeum variegatum Petra

CodvarPet
Garden Croton,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
Size: 12cm
Available: 6
$/Unit (EX GST): $11.08 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $12.19 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Codiaeum variegatum Petra Garden Croton,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Indoor Plants, Palms, Ferns & Tropical, Shrubs Upright, V-Shaped

Description:
Popular tropical shrub with showy variegated foliage. 'Petra' variety has oval leaves with a pointed tip and pink, red, orange, yellow and green coloured foliage. Great indoor plant or plant in a tropical themed garden to add colour. Grows 2m-3m tall x 1m-2m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 1-2m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Indoor Plant, Shady Garden, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Mites

Cultural Notes: Requires a sheltered position protected from frost and strong winds. Plant in a well drained soil, best in full sun to part shade. Mulch well. Benefits from an application of slow release fertiliser and liquid feed. Keep moist during the growing season and drier during winter. Remove dead and dry foliage as required.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Euphobiaceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Variegated
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Low
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