Codiaeum variegatum 'Petra'2
Codiaeum variegatum 'Petra' 2

Codiaeum variegatum 'Petra'
(Croton)
USDA Zone: 10A-11
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Origin: Malaysia
Type: Evergreen Shrubs


Typical Height: 4’-8’
(1.2-2.4mts)
Typical Spread: 3’-4’
(0.9-1.2mts)


Growth: Slow
Drought Tolerance: Medium
Salt Tolerance: Moderate
Wind Tolerance: N/A
Foliage Color: Variegated
Chartreuse/Yellow
Burgundy; Bronze-Green
Flower Color: White
Flowering Season: Summer
Flower Feature: Insignificant
Light Needs: Medium-High
Nutritional Needs: Low
Human Hazards: Irritant
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Propagation: Cuttings
Leaf Type: Simple
Texture: Coarse
Environmental Issues: None


Typical sizes at the nursery:
3G (24”OA)
7G (36”OA)


Typical planting distance:
30”-42” O.C.
(0.75-1.00mts)


Common Uses: Shrub; Foliage plant; Hedge; Accent
Category: Medium Shrubs
 
Notes: Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested; Sap stains clothes


+ In this Photo:
Codiaeum variegatum 'Petra'
(Croton)
3'OA Height


All sizes are approximates
Photo taken by:
All Landscape Data, Inc.
December 2013
Marco Island
Florida USA


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