Graptophyllum Pictum 'Tricolor'

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Jamaican Croton

Family

Acanthaceae 

Origin

New Guinea

Description

Oval shaped glossy tricolor foliage sometimes called the "Jamaican Croton". The satiny leaves are thin and dark green with irregular variegated markings of white and yellow along the central vein. The stems are usually reddish and contrast nicely with the leaves. The plant can grow upto to 6' at maturity.

Light

Tolerates heat and humidity, Likes bright light and moist.

Watering

It is moderately drought tolerant but will quickly wilt during dry periods if it’s not well established or it’s planted in sandy soil. 

Potting Mix

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between watering .

Fertilizer

Fertilize Jamaican Croton  plant a couple of times a year (at minimum) to keep it happy. You can fertilize more frequently, if you wish, especially if you grow it in a bright spot. Use any houseplant fertilizer

Landscape Uses

Great for accents in container gardening.





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