The Croton Petra plant is a gorgeous ornamental foliage plant with stunning leaf color, displaying multiple colors. This perennial evergreen shrub is native to India and Malaysia. It is a tropical plant that prefers temperatures ranging from 65-85 degrees Fahrenheit. The leaves tend to be glossy and oval in shape with pointed tips. 6"D nursery pot.
*All plants are sold in a nursery pot* **Decorative pots are sold separately**.
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P L A N T C A R E
Needs plenty of bright light, a few hours of direct sunlight a day is recommended
Avoid scorching midday sun
Can tolerate partial shade
Requires frequent watering, but be careful not to overwater
You can use new croton foliage as an indicator of watering needs, as it will begin to wilt when thirsty
Soil should remain moist but not completely wet
Grows best in soil adequate for draining while still maintaining enough moisture to encourage growth
Likes a mild acidity and can tolerate a soil pH between 4.5 and 6.5
Considered poisonous plants, although their toxicity levels are not as high as some other species