Croton plant, you can keep this plant inside the house, you can also keep it outside. The croton is an easy-to-grow houseplant known for its variegated foliage covered in green, scarlet, orange, and yellow splotches. Here’s how to care for a croton in your home or garden.
This plant is extremely easy to maintain, making it a favourite with people who love to have a splash of fancy greenery in their surroundings, without having to tend to the plant much. Croton plants are also visibly noticeable on pathways, entrances to cafes and public places and even as small desk plants.
- Place croton in a sunny location such as an eastern, southern, or western window. ...
- Keep the soil evenly moist, but let it dry out between waterings.
- If humidity is low in your home, mist around the leaves with water once a week or keep a tray of wet gravel near the plant.
- When choosing a container for your croton, keep in mind that the plant will grow upright, which eventually may cause it to become top heavy. Pick a container that won’t easily tip over when the croton gets larger. Or, plan to pot up to larger pots over time.Use a well-draining potting mix. Croton like to be kept moist, but not wet.In areas with warm, humid summers, croton can be grown outdoors as a unique and colorful landscape plant. They work well in tropical-themed containers or alongside annuals in the ground. When nighttime temperatures drop to around 50°F (10°C), croton will need to be taken indoors.