Plant Care Croton Curly Boy
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Croton Curly Boy

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Croton Curly Boy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Croton Curly Boy has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Codiaeum variegatum 'Curly Boy'
Codiaeum
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Croton Curly Boy

Water

How often to water your Croton Curly Boy

Water needs for Croton Curly Boy
0.5 cups
every 9

Croton Curly Boy 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 Curly Boy

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Croton Curly Boy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Croton Curly Boy: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Croton Curly Boy 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Croton Curly Boy

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Croton Curly Boy: 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 Curly Boy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Croton Curly Boy

Croton Curly Boy

Croton Curly Boy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Croton Curly Boy has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Croton Curly Boy has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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@Gathererofnutsandodballs
leaf-1 101 Plants
xp 4,623 XP
globe Lincoln, Nebraska
07/14/2021

He has been thriving since I brought him home! All kinds of new growth and so easy to care for!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves

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