Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum

Botanical Name: Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum

Phonetic: Koe-Day-um Var-aye-uh-Got-um Pik-tum

Common Name(s): Croton

Family: Euphorbiaceae
Origin: Southern India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia
Plant Type: Broadleaf perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Glossy, leathery, smooth-edged leaves are bright in colors ranging from yellow, pink, orange, red, bronze, purple, and green including patterns
Fall Color: –
Texture: Coarse
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Seasonal bloomer
Flower Color(s): White

Exposure: Part shade, bright light indoors
USDA: 11-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 3-6 Feet
Spread: 2-5 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: No serious problems, scale, spider mites, mealybugs
Soil: Well-drained humusy potting mix

Features: Bold, striking foliage
Uses: Housplant

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