garden croton

Codiaeum variegatum

  • garden croton
  • garden croton
  • garden croton
  • garden croton
  • Flower name
    garden croton
  • Scientific name
    Codiaeum variegatum
  • Aliasクロトンノキ, Croton, ヘンヨウボク, pictum, garden croton
  • Place of originMalaysia peninsula and the Pacific Islands
  • Place of flowering
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is garden croton

Garden croton , scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum , is a tropical evergreen shrub of the genus Codiaeum, Department of Euphorbiaceae native to Malaysia peninsula and the Pacific Islands. Monoecious Unisexual flowers of both sexes flowers bloom. During the cup-shaped involucre circle of male and female has one in the middle. It is a plant because the flowers are small and discreet, watching the leaves. Colors such as yellow, red, green, black is the color of the leaves, leaf shape is various such as broad-leaved system, advancements, spiral system,. Variant of Codiaeum bariegatsum (scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum) pictum species (C. variegatum var. pictum) is cultivated mainly, Akebono Croton, Croton excalens (forb of the scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum 'Akebono') ', ' owgonlyuusei (Gold Star) ' (narrow system, scientific name:C. variegatum 'Gold Star') kinsenkou ' (spiral series, C. variegatum 'Kinsenkou') Such as the garden variety has been bred.

As a tropical ornamental plants, in temperate areas, gardens and hedges used to.
Generic name: Croton,
scientific name:Codiaeum variegatum,
aka: garden croton ,variegated croton, pictum ,
origin, Malaysia peninsula, Pacific Islands, living evergreen shrubs, height: 30-100 cm, leaf color: red, yellow, black, green and variegated, ornamental period: anniversary, Monoecious, Unisexual flowers, flowers, flowers form: Cup type, Flowering period: June-August, flower color: white / pale yellow


  • Eye
    Malpighiales
  • Family
    Euphorbiaceae
  • Genus
    Codiaeum
  • Species
    C. variegatum
  • Type of flower
    Other
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeTropical Evergreen shrub
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.3 ~ 0.5 cm

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