Croton, Codianeum variegatum gold dust

    Price Attributes
    Polybag size / Pot size Pot: 10" 10.3L
    Plant height 12''
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 10x10, 3.9L
    Plant height 12''
    Polybag size / Pot size Pot: 12'' 17.6L
    Plant height 12''
    Polybag size / Pot size Polybag: 5x7, 760ml
    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.


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


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


    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.


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


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


    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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