Croton Petra

Codiaeum variegatum 'Petra'

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Size: Small
Pot: Eco Planter

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  • Not safe for pets

  • Easy going, great for beginners

Add some color to your home with this medium croton petra. This gorgeous tropical plant thrives in brightly lit spots. The more sun it gets, the more rainbow shades will appear in its variegated foliage. You can usually expect warm stripes of red, pink and yellow contrasting with dark green. Bright and bold, it's surprisingly easy to care for.
Plant - Croton Petra
Croton Petra

About Croton Petra

Numerous crotons can be grown as shrubs or trees in some parts of the world. Crotons are native to Malaysia and the Pacific and brought to Palm Beach, Florida, in 1886 by Robert R. McCormick, a business magnate, to landscape his winter home. He named his home the "Croton Cottage" after this colorful plant. 

Care Level: Easy going

Super easy to care for and perfect for beginners.

Pet Friendly: No

Mildly toxic when ingested by humans, pets, cats and dogs.

Light: High

Loves bright light so it can produce its colorful leaves.

Water: Moderate

Water when the soil begins to dry out, but do not oversaturate.

Humidity: High

Enjoys high humidity. Spritz occasionally.

Air Quality: Great

This plant is great at keeping the air in your space clean!
Croton Petra

Great For People Who…

  • Great for people who like variety and variegated leaves
  • Great for people who are on the go and need low maintenance plants
  • Great for people who love the tropical vibe
Croton Petra

Great For Spaces That…

  • Great for spaces with high humidity environment or climate
  • Great for spaces with higher ceilings
  • Great for space with room for a grouping of plants
  • Great for spaces with shelving or with an upward climbing trellis

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