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Croton Bush on Fire

Description

The original burning bush!

Croton Bush-on-Fire is awash with red, orange, gold and purple tones that lift a dull area of your home or garden into another world of colour.

This beauty is traditionally used in the garden where its long colourful leaves make a dramatic focal point in a container or straight in the soil. It’s a sure-fire hit in a tropical garden, providing some structure and year-round colour.

With a bit more love and attention Bush-on-Fire can be kept as a houseplant to energise the lounge, bathroom or bedroom but I like loads of light. This is an indoor plant that will add some colour to your home.

Pop this Croton in free-draining soil and water once it's gone dry. The more bright but indirect light you can give this guy the happier and more colourful he’ll become.

If you want to know more, read our blog on keeping houseplants happy.

Quick Facts: 

  • What to use me for: I make a stunning focal point in the garden. Why not create a low-growing multi-coloured hedge? I also rock a pot on the deck and create a backbone in a tropical style garden. Indoors, I can lighten your life with my pretty foliage.

  • I grow to: I’m compact at 30cms by 30cms

  • Where to place me: Outside I like full sun to part shade and indoors I like bright but indirect light.

  • How far to space me: Give me 30cms of room please.

  • Soil Conditions: I’m a tropical guy that gets thirsty, so I need free-draining soil or potting mix that’s watered when it starts to dry out.

  • Watering conditions: I am from the tropics and can get thirsty, water me when my soil is dry to touch

    Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden.

    We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and delivery to your door

    Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently

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    Our growing philosophy isn't rocket science. We simply hold our plants back longer, which means the root systems can establish. That means a better plant for you that's ground ready, achieving faster grow times.

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