35cm Croton 'Excellent' | Joseph's Coat | 9cm Pot | By Plant Theory

Code: PL92327
35cm Croton 'Excellent' | Joseph's Coat | 9cm Pot | By Plant Theory

A technicoloured plant that's sure to dazzle

Native to Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia, Croton plants offer up fiery foliage filled with truly spectacular colour. There is a huge amount of variation in the shape and colours of foliage and as houseplants, they are an easy way to add character to any room. They hold the common name of Joseph's Coat after the amazing technicoloured Dreamcoat! This variety has large paddle-shaped leaves; the topsides are a deep green but the undersides are a variegated mix of yellow red and brown. Though Crotons have a reputation for being fussy plants that are tricky to care for, setting up correctly from the start can allow them to mature into a plant that's very hardy and difficult to go wrong with. They'll be happiest in bright direct light to mimic their native Oceanic habitat.

Variety Information

Estimated Plant Height 25-35cm
Pot Dimensions H7cm / W9cm
Preferred Location Happiest in bright light; avoid harsh direct light in summer
Temperature Range 15-25C
Watering Requirements Water once a week keeping the soil moist in summer


Nursery Fresh Our house plants are sent directly from expert growers, based in the south of England. There is no sitting around in garden centers or fulfillment centres, so you can be assured that your plant will arrive fresh, healthy and in perfect condition.
Low Maintenance
Easy to Grow

Planting Tip

Brighten up a hallway or corridor with their beautiful foliage
Optional Extras Selected items will be included with your purchase

The plant pictured to the right is fresh from our nursery and is an accurate indication of the size and quality that you will receive.

Please note: as standard our plants arrive in a plastic nursery pot and the ceramic pot pictured comes with an extra charge.

Our house plants are all grown in optimum conditions to ensure healthy, happy plants. Your plant will be sent directly from our specialist tropical nursery based in England.


Plant Theory has sustainability at its heart. That means that every house plant will be delivered in eco-friendly packaging that doesn't compromise on protection.

The intuitive box design is totally plastic free and optimised to keep your plants safe in transit, without unnecessary harm to the environment. The cardboard packaging is fully recyclable to deliver you a more eco-conscious product.

We believe that anyone, regardless of ability can successfully grow their own plants at home, and do so in an eco-friendly and sustainable way.

Everyone should have the chance to experience the benefits that plants bring to our lives, and we have put a lot of effort into making sure that all of our products are easy to grow, even for beginners.

Sustainability is at the heart of our ethos and we have done everything we can to ensure that all of our products are as sustainable as possible, be it our plastic free, fully recyclable packaging, GM free seeds or ethically sourced compost.

Crotons have a bad reputation for being difficult to care for but getting a few things right will set you up for success. Don't be surprised if a few leaves drop when you first position in in your home as this is a natural reaction to being moved; once settled leave it be.

This plant will appreciate a position in bright sun throughout the day. In the height of summer heat maybe introduce some filtered light to avoid scorching the leaves.

With watering, you need to keep the soil moist through summer but watering can be cut back in the winter. When watering allow the water to flow through the soil and out of the drainage holes before returning to a display pot. You can increase humidity by misting the leaves.

For a great introduction to houseplant care please read our blog below.

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