Kiersten lives in New Orleans, LA and graduated with her masters degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University in 2019.
She has conducted or assisted on research studies covering trees such as the bald cypress, swamp maple, and water tupelo, as well as important marsh grasses including Juncus, Spartina, and Phragmites.
Kiersten is a certified Louisiana Master Naturalist and regularly volunteers with local community gardens and nonprofits to help restore critical ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
About Croton Nervia
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 'Nervia'
How to care for Croton Nervia
Croton Nervia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 24th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Memphis is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
January 24th, 2023
Memphis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to increase by 24.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.6 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
January 22nd, 2023
This month, Memphis is getting an average of 6.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 6.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of dayl…
Croton Nervia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.
Croton Nervia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Nervia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
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