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Croton 'Oak Leaf'

Croton 'Oak Leaf'

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The Croton 'Oak Leaf', scientifically Codiadeum variegatum, is a robust and visually interesting houseplant, known for its large, oak leaf-shaped foliage in vibrant shades of green, red, and orange. This plant demonstrates an upright and bushy growth habit, with leaves extending from the central stem. At full growth, the 'Oak Leaf' Croton attains a height of approximately 2-3 feet.

Botanical & Common Names

Botanical: Codiadeum variegatum

Common: Oak Leaf 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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