- Plant Height: 30 Cm
- Plant Width: 4 inch
Croton Petra is very popular house plant with colorful foliage to decorate your inner or outer space . It has green and golden colour foliage which gives impression of gold being sprinkled on its leaves .
Why to have this plant :
- Air Purifying Plants
- Easy to grow
Planting and care
Light: Do not expose it to direct sun. This plant doesn't like direct sun . Leaves will burn if kept in direct sun . Keep it in shade outdoor where light is bright . You can keep them in indoor also , but make sure to keep them in location where there is bright light . Best place is to keep it near window .
Water: Moisture loving Plants . Don't let the soil dry out completely . If kept outdoor in shade you can water them every day
Soil: A well-drained potting soil is perfect. You can make potting mix using equal parts of soil , sand, vermi compost . If you don't have coco peat you can use sand also .
Temperature: These are tropical plants . Temperature should be warm . During winters keep these plants inside .
Fertilizer: Liquid fertilizer during the growing season every month . Don't fertilize this plant in winters .
Because of their high humidity requirements, you can keep peeble tray half filled with water below the plants . This will lead to increase in humidity around the plant . You can mist the plant also after 1-2 days .
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