About Capitate Croton
Capitate Croton is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is a fun challenge to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Capitate Croton likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Capitate Croton belongs to the Croton genus, and is native to the Central and Eastern United States.
⚠️ Capitate Croton is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Also known as
Hogwort, Woolly croton and Goatweed
How to care for Capitate Croton
Capitate Croton 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.
Capitate Croton love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Capitate Croton 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 Capitate Croton after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.