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Croton Gold Dust

in august Planter

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The Croton Gold Dust is paired with our August Planter, an American-made ceramic pot measuring 4½˝ tall and 5˝ wide. Your plant height may vary slightly. It comes potted in our potting mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The August features drainage holes and saucer. 

Planter Size

Small: 4.5" H x 5" WSize Guide

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We guarantee our plants up to a year from purchase date.

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Plant Care

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    • Bright
    • Prefers bright indirect light to full sun.
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    • Direct
    • Full sun ideal. Can tolerate bright indirect.
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    • Weekly
    • Allow potting mix to dry out completely between waterings.
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    • Any!
    • Don't sweat it. Any humidity level will do.
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Plant Origins


Plant Bio

The Croton Plant is a tropical euphorbia in the family Euphorbiaceae. Although this plant was once classified as Croton variegatum, it has been reclassified as Codiaeum variegatum. However, the plant had already been in cultivation, and the old name sticks as the common name. As per its native environment, after a hard rain, the tropical sun dries it out nicely, and it prefers to be cared for in that way. The color pigments of the leaves are actually a form of variegation that protects the plant from the harsh equatorial sun. Ironically, the plant is programmed to produce those pigments no matter what, and therefore needs the sun to live. 'Gold Dust' is a cultivar selected for speckled yellow foliage.

Don't be afraid of color.

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