Croton Excellente Codiaeum variegatum available 6″ Pot



Croton Excellente
Croton Excellente has very distinctive shiny, leathery, large, thick oak-like leaves. The green leaves display a wide variety of bright colors such as yellow, pink, shades of red orange.

Croton (Codiaeum variegatum)
Common names:

Botanical names:
Codiaeum variegatum Accepted
Croton variegatus Synonym

General Plant Information
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: To 10 feet (avg. 3 to 6 feet)
Plant Spread: 2 to 5 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: glossy (to 18 inches long)
Fruit: Other: Approximately 1/3 inch wide capsules containing 2 – 3 seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Male flowers are white, female flowers are yellowish-cream
Bloom Size: Under 1″
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Roots are poisonous
Other: Seeds. Contact with sap may cause skin irritations in some individuals.
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Available in 6 ” pots
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Conditional Warranty: Warranty is limited to guarantee that plants will arrive safely and in good and healthy condition, and is conditioned on Seller receiving prompt notice (within 24 hours of delivery) of any problem with the condition accompanied by photo validation.

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