Plant Care Croton 'Magnificent'

Croton 'Magnificent'

4.3 out of 5 (3 experiences)

Croton 'Magnificent' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Croton 'Magnificent' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Croton 'Magnificent'

Croton 'Magnificent' is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as having large, lush leaves and being a survivor with only 21 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Croton 'Magnificent' likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Codiaeum variegatum 'Magnificent'
Codiaeum
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Croton 'Magnificent'

Water

How often to water your Croton 'Magnificent'

Water needs for Croton 'Magnificent'
0.5 cups
every 9

Croton 'Magnificent' 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 'Magnificent'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Croton 'Magnificent' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Croton 'Magnificent': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Croton 'Magnificent' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Croton 'Magnificent' does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Croton 'Magnificent' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Croton 'Magnificent'

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

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Care Summary for Croton 'Magnificent'

Croton 'Magnificent'

Croton 'Magnificent'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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 'Magnificent' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Croton 'Magnificent' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Pheonix-rose avatar
@Pheonix-rose
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 62 XP
globe Quinte West, Ontario
06/10/2021

So pretty

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor

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