Croton Captain Kidd
About Croton Captain Kidd
This plant is one of the many stunning cultivars of Codiaeum variegatum, which is native to the Pacific Islands where it can grow to over 10ft/3m tall! All parts of this plant are toxic, so keep them well out of reach of pets and children.
Codiaeum variegatum 'Captain Kidd'
How to care for Croton Captain Kidd
Croton Captain Kidd needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Croton Captain Kidd love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Croton Captain Kidd does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Captain Kidd after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.