Croton, Codianeum variegatum gold dust

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    Polybag size / Pot size Pot: 10" 10.3L
    Plant height 12''
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    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 10x10, 3.9L
    Plant height 12''
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    Polybag size / Pot size Pot: 12'' 17.6L
    Plant height 12''
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    Plant height 12''

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    Plant height: 12''

    Croton, scientifically known as Codiaeum variegatum 'Gold Dust', is a dazzling ornamental plant prized for its vibrant and variegated foliage. With its striking leaves splashed with golden-yellow specks, this evergreen shrub adds a bold pop of color to any indoor or outdoor space. Croton 'Gold Dust' is renowned for its resilience and adaptability, making it a popular choice for landscaping projects and garden enthusiasts alike. Explore the stunning beauty of Croton 'Gold Dust' at Jagtap Nursery, where you can find a wide selection of plants and expert guidance for care and maintenance.

    Light:

    Thrives in bright, indirect light. Some direct sunlight is beneficial for maintaining vibrant leaf colors.


    Water:

    Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering.


    Soil:

    Well-draining soil is crucial for Croton. A mix of peat, perlite, and pine bark works well. Maintain a slightly acidic to neutral soil pH.


    Fertilizers:

    Feed with a balanced liquid fertilizer during the growing season to support robust growth and maintain coloration.


    Temperature:

    Prefers warm temperatures and is sensitive to cold drafts. Protect from temperatures below 50°F (10°C).


    Propagation:

    Commonly propagated through stem cuttings. Root in a well-draining rooting medium with high humidity.


    Pest and Diseases:

    Watch for common pests like spider mites or aphids. Treat with insecticidal soap if necessary.


    Treatment :

    Implement preventive measures by inspecting plants regularly. For pest control, use insecticidal soap or neem oil.


    Similar Looking Plants:

    Codiaeum variegatum 'Petra': Resembles 'Gold Dust' but features broader and more elongated leaves.


    Mix Planting Recommendations:

    - Combine with other Croton varieties for a diverse and colorful display.

    - Pair with green-leaved plants for contrast, such as Aglaonema or ZZ Plant.


    Aesthetic Uses:

    Ideal for borders, hedges, or as a standalone feature, Croton 'Gold Dust' adds a burst of color to garden designs.


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