CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA - plant generic
  • CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA - plant generic
  • CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA - plant generic
  • CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA - plant generic
  • CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA - plant generic
  • CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA - plant generic
  • CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA - plant generic

CODIAEUM VAR. PETRA - info

CODIAEUM VARIEGATUM PETRA

CODIAEUM = CROTON

The plants of croton oil are given for their beautiful and varied foliage.

Do you think that, where it grows spontaneously, it is also used for its medicinal properties.

The bark is also indicated in infections of the intestine reducing it to dust.

The seeds are laxative and you squeeze to get the oil.

From the leaves you get infusions.

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Light
A lot of light. No direct sun.
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
Name
The name probably derives from the malay kodiho.
Origin
Malaysia and the Islands of the Pacific
Habitat
Hot and humid environments, at a constant temperature, well, sunny, with watering regular and abundant in summer, but not on the leaves.
Family
Euphorbiaceae