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Joseph's Coat Croton

Codiaeum variegatum Excellent

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I'm mad about mist, if you mist me regularly I'll love you forever!


I can handle a little shade that's thrown my way, but I prefer to be in bright, indirect sunlight.


Everything in moderation is my motto, so I like to be watered little but often, keeping my soil moist.
Botanical name
Codiaeum variegatum Excellent
Joseph's Coat; Fire Croton; Variegated Croton
Plant type
Indoor; Codiaeum
Air purifying?
Plant height (including pot)
Pet/baby safe?
Growing Speed
Fast grower - max height 90cm
Nursery pot size

Top tip

This plant is a show-stopper, so make sure to place it in an area where it can be seen and appreciated by all.

About Joseph's Coat Croton

Say hello to Joseph's Coat Croton, scientifically known as Codiaeum variegatum Excellent. This indoor plant is a true masterpiece, showcasing a captivating blend of vibrant colors in its foliage. The nickname "Joseph's Coat" perfectly suits this plant due to its multicolored leaves that resemble a painter's palette. From deep greens to fiery reds, this Croton's foliage is a vibrant spectacle that can brighten any room. Joseph's Coat Croton thrives in bright, indirect sunlight, so find it a cozy spot near a window where it can bask in filtered light. Adequate lighting is essential for maintaining the vivid colors of its leaves.

In terms of care, this fast grower can reach a maximum height of around 90 centimeters. Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering. Please note that while Joseph's Coat Croton is a visual delight, it is toxic to both pets and babies. Be cautious and place it in a location where curious little hands and paws can't reach. If you're looking for a show-stopping indoor plant that adds a splash of color to your space, Joseph's Coat Croton is an excellent choice. Its vibrant foliage and fast growth rate make it a standout addition to your indoor garden.

At Prickle, we're committed to helping you succeed in your plant journey. If you have any questions about caring for your Joseph's Coat Croton, don't hesitate to reach out to us @prickleplantsuk.