Croton Magnificent (Codiaeum variegatum)

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Growing Zone: 10-11
Growing Zone: 10-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Croton Magnificent (Codiaeum variegatum)
Mature Height 3-5 feet
Mature Width 2-3 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 60-85°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time year-round
Origin native to Solomon Islands

Croton Magnificent (Codiaeum variegatum)

Looking for a colorful and vibrant addition to your garden? Look no further than the Croton Magnificent! This stunning plant boasts a plethora of colors in its leaves, ranging from bright yellow to deep red, making it a focal point in any outdoor space.


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How to Grow

Croton Magnificent thrives in warm and humid climates, making it an ideal plant for tropical regions. It prefers well-draining soil, and should be placed in a spot that receives plenty of indirect sunlight. It can also be grown indoors in a sunny location.

Care Tips

To keep your Croton Magnificent healthy and thriving, be sure to water it regularly, keeping the soil moist but not waterlogged. Fertilize regularly with a balanced fertilizer during the growing season. It is important to note that this plant is sensitive to temperature changes and drafts, so be sure to keep it in a stable environment.


Not only is the Croton Magnificent a beautiful addition to your garden, it is also a popular choice for indoor decoration. Its colorful leaves make it a perfect statement piece for any room in your home.

Planting Tips

When planting your Croton Magnificent, be sure to choose a location with well-draining soil and indirect sunlight. Dig a hole twice as wide as the root ball and plant the Croton Magnificent at the same depth it was in its previous container. Water thoroughly after planting.


To keep your Croton Magnificent looking its best, be sure to prune it regularly to encourage new growth and maintain its shape. It is also important to remove any dead or damaged leaves to prevent the plant from becoming diseased.

Pests and Diseases

The Croton Magnificent is susceptible to a variety of pests and diseases, including spider mites and scale insects. To prevent infestations, be sure to inspect your plant regularly and treat any issues promptly.



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