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Croton 'Gold Dust'

Croton 'Gold Dust'

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The Croton 'Gold Dust' is a luminous and visually captivating houseplant, distinguished by its green leaves sprinkled with bright golden-yellow spots. This plant exhibits an upright and bushy growth habit, with leaves extending from the central stem. At full growth, the 'Gold Dust' Croton reaches a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Codiadeum variegatum

Common: Gold Dust Croton

Necessary Care Tips

  • Light: Bright Indirect
  • Ideal Temperature: 60-85°F
  • Humidity: Medium
  • Water: When the top 2 inches of soil are dry
  • Fertilize: Once a month during the growing season with a balanced fertilizer diluted to half strength
  • Preferred Soil: Well-Draining Potting Mix

Advanced Care Tips

  • In order to maintain vibrant colors, be sure to place your Croton in Bright, Indirect Light.

Plant Insights

  • Member of the Euphorbiaceae family, also known as the spurge family, which is a large family of flowering plants that includes over 6,740 species.
  • Crotons are native to Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands.
  • The vibrant colors of Croton leaves are actually a form of stress, induced by the bright light to protect the plant.
  • Crotons are often used in traditional medicine in their native regions.
  • Unsafe / Toxic
  • Medium Maintenance
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