Croton is the scientific name and is commonly known as variegated laurel. It belongs to the Euphorbiaceae family which is famous for colorful leaves. Violent Purgative is extracted from the seed of Croton which is an oil used in herbal medicine. It is considered unsafe in many countries thus, it is not mentioned in the pharmacopeias anymore. If you are a Croton lover, Plantly is the place where you can find many Croton species on sale online.
Croton needs 608 hours of direct sunlight a day to maintain growth as well as produce beautiful leaves. The soil should not get dry. It can be a daily or weekly schedule but it should not be overwatered either. 40%-80% humidity is recommended while the temperature range is from 60°F to 70°F. It required regular cleaning with cotton balls soaked in rubbing alcohol in order to avoid pests.