Croton Corkscrew

Plant Details

Family:

Euphorbiaceae

Common Name:

Croton Corkscrew

Scientific Name:

Codiaeum variegated

Other details:

The Croton is native to southern India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia and the western Pacific Ocean islands, growing in open forests and scrub. In tropical climates, crotons make attractive hedges and potted patio specimens, valued for their striking foliage.

Plant Care

Bloom color:

Red/Yellow

Sun Exposure:
 No Sun 

Drought Tolerance:

WaterWaterWater

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

     
Products recommended: Fertilizers:

Potassium Nitrate
13-0-44

Iron Chelated

Azalea, Gardenia Fertilizer
8-4-8

Miracid
30-10-10

Osmocote
14-14-14 

Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product
Scales Botanigard  Imidacloprid
Repeat after one week with
M-Pede 
Mealy Bugs Trilogy
(Neem Extract)
Imidacloprid 
Repeat after one week with M-Pede
Aphids Naturalyte  Sevin