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Petra Croton

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Petra Croton

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The croton ‘Petra’ (Codiaeum variegatum ‘Petra’) is an evergreen shrub native to southern Asia and the western Pacific islands. … In
other climates, croton can be grown in containers and kept indoors during cold weather. This distinctive, variegated plant needs
special care to stay healthy in all climate zones
it is a tropical, evergreen, monoecious shrub growing to 3 m (9.8 ft) tall and has large, thick, leathery, shiny evergreen leaves,
alternately arranged, 5–30 cm (2.0–11.8 in) long and 0.5–8 cm (0.20–3.15 in) broad.
Plant your croton outdoors in a location with well-drained, humus-rich soil. For indoor growing, use a large container with unobstructed
holes in the bottom and a commercial potting soil designed to provide good drainage. Add a layer of gravel to the bottom of the pot to
improve drainage even more
Plant spread- about 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide
Common name – Codiaeum variegatum
Maximum reachable height – 8 feet
The croton can cause stomach upset or skin irritation. Do not plant this species where pets or children can access it. Crotons are
sensitive to salt spray and soil salinity and must be planted away from saline areas.