Growing guide

How to grow codiaeum

Croton (Codiaeum variegatum) is an eye-catching tropical shrub with vibrant foliage in a wide choice of colour combinations. It makes a dramatic houseplant, but needs high humidity and consistent warmth to keep it looking its best.

Quick facts

  • Multi-coloured leaves in various vibrant combinations and patterns

  • Position in indirect or filtered light

  • Warmth and high humidity are essential 

  • Plants are usually between 30cm (1ft) and 90cm (3ft) tall

All you need to know

Before you get started
Ongoing care
Pruning and training
While we think all this information will be helpful to you, we always recommend to read the instruction labels on your plants.

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