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Codiaeum (Croton)

Classification: Foliage House plant

House Plant Group: Tree

Character: Vivid foliage colours and varied leaf shapes

Safe for pets? Unknown

Varieties:

  • Codiaeum aucubifolium
  • Codiaeum bravo
  • Codiaeum craigii
  • Codiaeum golden ring
  • Codiaeum Mrs Iceton
  • Codiaeum reidii
  • Codiaeum variegatum pictum (Croton – Joseph’s coat)

Plant Care:

Plant issues:

  • Loss of lower leaves (brown tips): Low humidity or not enough watering
  • Loss of lower leaves (brown edges): Not enough heat
  • Loss of leaf colour: Not enough light

Pests: