Croton Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust

Common Name: Gold Dust Croton, Codiaeum Variegatum Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust, also known as Gold Dust Croton, is a subtropical, evergreen shrub. The Gold Dust Croton has thick elliptical shaped leaves that are leathery with bright yellow splashes. Having such a distinct and vibrant color pattern, Codiaeum Variegatu...Read more

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Common Name: Gold Dust Croton, Codiaeum Variegatum

Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust, also known as Gold Dust Croton, is a subtropical, evergreen shrub. The Gold Dust Croton has thick elliptical shaped leaves that are leathery with bright yellow splashes. Having such a distinct and vibrant color pattern, Codiaeum Variegatum is a popular household plant. Within their natural environment, the Gold Dust Croton can grow up to 10 feet tall, but cultivated species are smaller, reaching an average of 2 feet tall. 

Gold Dust Croton has a moderate growth rate, with ideal conditions being bright indirect to full sun, light watering, and temperatures between 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit. Being from a subtropical environment, Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust will not thrive growing in an area with a cold draft or outside with cold winters. Avoid letting Gold Dust Croton sit in stagnant water, as this will cause the plant to die. 

An important note is that Gold Dust Crotons are moderately toxic to pets and humans. Ingestion of any part of the plant may cause irritation to the mouth and stomach.

 

Notes: 

  • Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust is a houseplant, and will not survive if submerged in aquariums and paladariums.
  • May be used in terrariums, but avoid having the Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust in standing water
  • Being a subtropical houseplant, Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust will not survive winters outside cooler than 60F.
  • Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust is moderately toxic if consumed.
  • Codiaeum Variegatum Gold Dust final size, coloration and growth rate are dependent upon the condition of the environment. Photos are a representation of what you will receive and may vary.
  • Please research appropriately to ensure your plant thrives.

Family Name: Euphorbiaceae 

Endemic To: Indonesia, Southern Asia, Eastern Pacific Islands

Size: 4"-36" 

Ph: 5.0-7.5

Care: Medium

Light: Bright indirect light to full sun

Water: Light watering

Propagation: Cuttings dipped in rooting hormone

Growth rate: Medium

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