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


Codiaeum variegatum 'Magnificent'

How to care for Croton 'Magnificent'


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

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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': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Croton 'Magnificent' 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 '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.

Care Summary for Croton 'Magnificent'

Croton 'Magnificent'

Croton 'Magnificent'

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.

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
Croton 'Magnificent' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
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