The Croton is a tropical plant that makes an excellent houseplant and can give a burst of vivid colors that will brighten you everyday. Crotons are incredibly varied in leaf shapes and colors. Leaves may vary from short, long,thin, thick, twisted and more, with colors ranging from green, yellow, red, orange, cream, pink and black with a combination of all these.
Environment: Indoor plant. Requires humidity and warm weather to thrive outdoors.
Light: Requires six to eight hours of direct sunlight a day.
Watering: Requires regular misting and water only when the top of the soil is dry to the touch. Water until the water flows out the bottom of the container.
Fertilizing: Feeding the plant once a month is recommended with a fertilizer high in nitrogen and potassium. During winter months, one feeding every other month should be sufficient.