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4" Pot Croton

Product Description


Common Name: Croton

Scientific Name: Codiaeum variegatum

-Care Recommendations By The Dude-

Best for These Animals:

Bio Dude Substrates: TerraFlora, TerraFauna, Most TerraFirma

Soil Depth: Most Soil Depths Okay with Proper Drainage

Lighting: Medium to High

Humidity & Misting: 0%-60% / Not Required

Mature Plant Size & Root System: Croton can grow to be large shrubs or trees, but can easily be pruned to maintain desired height. When mature Croton can form deep taproots, but typically in a terrarium setting the roots will remain noninvasive

Temperature Tolerance & Placement in the Terrarium: High Temperature/Drought Tolerant / Hardy groundcover if shorter height is maintained or taller background planting if allowed to mature

Edible & Side Effects if Ingested: Being members of the Family Euphorbiaceae, Croton contain a white, sticky sap that can cause skin irritation and is toxic if ingested. Ingestion may cause vomiting or worse.

Pot Size & Packaging: A Single 4" potted Croton plant / Plant is Shipped bare root wrapped in newspaper


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