Plant Care croton 'mother and daughter'

croton 'mother and daughter'


codiaetum variegatum

How to care for croton 'mother and daughter'


How often to water your croton 'mother and daughter'

Water needs for croton 'mother and daughter'
0.5 cups
every 9

croton 'mother and daughter' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of croton 'mother and daughter'

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for croton 'mother and daughter' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant croton 'mother and daughter': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

croton 'mother and daughter' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize croton 'mother and daughter'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for croton 'mother and daughter': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your croton 'mother and daughter' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for croton 'mother and daughter'

croton 'mother and daughter'

croton 'mother and daughter'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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