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mcmurraylou

Complete beginner to the wonderful world of plants. Keen to gather knowledge and information to help my garden and home grow alittle more greener. 🌿

Codiaeum variegatum 'Petra'

  • Season Icon Early WinterEarly Winter 2019
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mcmurraylou

Took my daughter out for lunch yesterday at my local garden centre and seen this wee one they've only labelled it as foliage can anyone help me identify this plant please? Thank you #plant-id #help-id

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anges

#plantid

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Annettenoosa

Croton - tropical foliage likes sunshine. @anges #croton

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anges

@Annettenoosa Thanks, lovely plant Lou 💚 @mcmurraylou

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dpkgujar

Seems to be #croton #croton-petra

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mcmurraylou

Brilliant thank you @Annettenoosa @dpkgujar Is it a house plant or best outside?

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dpkgujar

@mcmurraylou croton is both indoor as well as outdoor plant.

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mcmurraylou

Thank you @dpkgujar Probably best to keep it indoors in my climate. Wishing for the sun🌞☀️

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Annettenoosa

Crotons need four hours a day of sunshine. They grow best outdoors in warm tropical conditions. See the link for indoor advice. https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/croton/care-croton-plants.htm

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mcmurraylou

Thank you @Annettenoosa I'll check it out.

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