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Delray Plants Croton (Codiaeum) Petra Easy to Grow Live House Plant, 10-inch Grower Pot

Colorful, leafy croton is a houseplant that adds instant living tropical decor to any room. Croton is an easy-care plant that excels in bright light, producing bold, colorful foliage. ‘Petra’ Croton offers large colorful leaves that rival the beauty of flowers—their leaves feature splashes of red, yellow, and green. If you want to add living color to energize your decor, add Croton houseplants. This easy-care indoor plant is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Australia, but will grow happily as a houseplant in your home in bright light. A COLORFUL LEAFY PLANT THAT’S EASY CARE: This colorful houseplant requires minimal care and will add exotic leafy beauty to your home or office. A GREAT PLANT FOR HOMES, OFFICES, AND ANYONE WHO LOVES COLOR! Croton is an ideal houseplant for any home, apartment, or office. It makes a great housewarming gift. Anyone who wants to infuse color into their indoors love Crotons. CROTON ADDS EXOTIC EXCITEMENT TO INDOOR DECOR: Delray Plants’ Croton houseplant is shipped in a grower’s pot and can be dropped into a decorative pot. Make sure the container has drain holes, because it’s important that croton doesn’t sit in wet soil. To change the look of this plant, simply switch exterior pots or replant it into a new pot. Croton looks beautiful in a pot alone, but can also be planted with other houseplants from Delray Plants to create a beautiful tropical indoor garden, ideal for kitchens, living rooms, bathrooms, and bedrooms. HOUSE PLANTS REMOVE TOXINS FROM THE INDOOR AIR: NASA’s Clean Air Study concluded that houseplants promote better air quality in your home. CARE FOR YOUR CROTON IS EASY: This low-maintenance houseplant requires little care and looks great for years! Follow these guidelines. LIGHT: Grow Croton in a bright spot for best results; the more light, the better. Bright light brings out the color in the leaves. If your croton doesn't get enough light, you might find the plant grows tall and lanky, and won’t produce leaves with deep, rich hues. WATER: Croton is not as thirsty as many other common houseplants although it likes to be watered regularly. Water when the soil feels dry. The frequency of watering will depend on your Croton’s pot size, how much light it gets, and the indoor temperature of your home. If the plant drops leaves, it is either too wet or too dry for extended periods. Boost humidity for your Croton by growing it in a well-lit kitchen or bathroom, placing a small humidifier nearby, or grouping it nearby other houseplants. FEEDING: Fertilize Croton a few times a year, in spring and summer, to keep it healthy. Use a general-purpose fertilizer labeled for houseplant use. Follow the directions on the fertilizer packaging. PRUNING/SHAPING: Crotons are slow growers, so they typically don't require pruning or shaping to keep its good looks. REPOTTING: Repot your Croton when it becomes root bound. A well-draining potting soil mixture for is recommended when repotting. Never repot houseplants using soil from your yard. OUTDOOR OPTIONS: In frost-free climates, Croton can be grown outdoors as a landscape plant. It's a perennial outdoors in Zone 10-12. In cold-winter climates, Croton makes a great annual for low-water planters and in garden beds and borders. CROTON SAFETY: Delray Plants’ Croton is not intended for human or animal consumption. Keep this plant out of reach of children and pets. ABOUT THE GROWER: Delray Plants is a subsidiary of Costa Family Farms. We are a third-generation family-run business stretching from South Florida to North Carolina. We have 5.500 hard working employees that farm and cultivate a variety of beautiful plants that you can bring home today. read more