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  • Botanical Name: Piper crocatum
  • Common Names: Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper, Ornate Pepper Vine, Red Betel, Marmorpeppar

Piper Crocatum: Nature’s Golden Delight

Piper Crocatum, a botanical delight, graces spaces with its vibrant and golden-hued beauty. Each leaf, adorned with vivid splashes of yellow, creates a living tapestry of tropical elegance, adding a touch of sunshine to indoor environments. Thriving in filtered light and well-draining soil, this Crocatum variety becomes a visual masterpiece, enriching homes and offices with its lively charm. With its ornamental form and air-purifying qualities, Piper Crocatum stands as a testament to nature’s ability to infuse spaces with a burst of golden delight. Each golden leaf becomes a brushstroke in the botanical canvas, turning spaces into sunlit realms of timeless allure.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Piper Crocatum (Croton Plant)

Piper Crocatum, commonly known as the Croton Plant, is a vibrant and ornamental houseplant cherished for its colorful foliage. To ensure its optimal growth and showcase its unique leaf patterns, follow this comprehensive care guide.

Light:

  • Bright Indirect Light: Croton plants thrive in bright, indirect sunlight. Place them near a window with filtered light to prevent direct exposure. Variegated varieties may need more light to maintain their vibrant colors.

Temperature:

  • Warm Environment: Maintain a temperature range between 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C). Crotons prefer a warm and stable environment, avoiding drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations.

Humidity:

  • Moderate to High Humidity: Croton plants appreciate moderate to high humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, placing a tray of water nearby, or using a humidifier.

Watering:

  • Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist during the growing season (spring and summer). Allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering again. Reduce watering in the dormant season (fall and winter).

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant Croton in a well-draining potting mix to prevent waterlogging. A mix of potting soil, perlite, and orchid bark works well.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Ensure the pot has drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. Choose a pot that accommodates the root ball with some room for growth.

Fertilizing:

  • Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed the Croton plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season. Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength to avoid over-fertilizing.

Pruning:

  • Regular Pruning: Trim leggy or overgrown branches to maintain a bushy shape. Pinch back new growth to encourage branching. Remove any yellow or damaged leaves promptly.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: Croton plants are toxic if ingested. Keep them out of reach of pets and small children.

Pest Management:

  • Watch for Pests: Monitor for pests like spider mites, aphids, or mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Special Considerations:

  • Leaf Shine: Wipe the leaves gently with a damp cloth to remove dust and enhance their natural shine.

By following these care instructions, you can cultivate a vibrant and thriving Piper Crocatum, adding a burst of color and energy to your indoor space. The unique leaf patterns and vivid hues make it a prized choice for plant enthusiasts seeking a visually striking and low-maintenance houseplant.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

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Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $50.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

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This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

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   Free Shipping on Order more than $50
   We offer replacement or a refund for damaged plant
   Only ship the healthy plants to you
   Over 400+ plants you can choose for your home

add a pot for your plant

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This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
$12.99$16.99
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This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page
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quick plant care guide

Product Information

Information

  • Botanical Name: Piper crocatum
  • Common Names: Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper, Ornate Pepper Vine, Red Betel, Marmorpeppar

Piper Crocatum: Nature’s Golden Delight

Piper Crocatum, a botanical delight, graces spaces with its vibrant and golden-hued beauty. Each leaf, adorned with vivid splashes of yellow, creates a living tapestry of tropical elegance, adding a touch of sunshine to indoor environments. Thriving in filtered light and well-draining soil, this Crocatum variety becomes a visual masterpiece, enriching homes and offices with its lively charm. With its ornamental form and air-purifying qualities, Piper Crocatum stands as a testament to nature’s ability to infuse spaces with a burst of golden delight. Each golden leaf becomes a brushstroke in the botanical canvas, turning spaces into sunlit realms of timeless allure.

Comprehensive Care Guide for Piper Crocatum (Croton Plant)

Piper Crocatum, commonly known as the Croton Plant, is a vibrant and ornamental houseplant cherished for its colorful foliage. To ensure its optimal growth and showcase its unique leaf patterns, follow this comprehensive care guide.

Light:

  • Bright Indirect Light: Croton plants thrive in bright, indirect sunlight. Place them near a window with filtered light to prevent direct exposure. Variegated varieties may need more light to maintain their vibrant colors.

Temperature:

  • Warm Environment: Maintain a temperature range between 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C). Crotons prefer a warm and stable environment, avoiding drafts or sudden temperature fluctuations.

Humidity:

  • Moderate to High Humidity: Croton plants appreciate moderate to high humidity levels. Increase humidity by misting the leaves regularly, placing a tray of water nearby, or using a humidifier.

Watering:

  • Consistent Moisture: Keep the soil consistently moist during the growing season (spring and summer). Allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering again. Reduce watering in the dormant season (fall and winter).

Soil:

  • Well-Draining Mix: Plant Croton in a well-draining potting mix to prevent waterlogging. A mix of potting soil, perlite, and orchid bark works well.

Container:

  • Use a Pot with Drainage: Ensure the pot has drainage holes to allow excess water to escape. Choose a pot that accommodates the root ball with some room for growth.

Fertilizing:

  • Balanced Liquid Fertilizer: Feed the Croton plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season. Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength to avoid over-fertilizing.

Pruning:

  • Regular Pruning: Trim leggy or overgrown branches to maintain a bushy shape. Pinch back new growth to encourage branching. Remove any yellow or damaged leaves promptly.

Caution:

  • Toxicity: Croton plants are toxic if ingested. Keep them out of reach of pets and small children.

Pest Management:

  • Watch for Pests: Monitor for pests like spider mites, aphids, or mealybugs. Treat any infestations promptly with insecticidal soap or neem oil.

Special Considerations:

  • Leaf Shine: Wipe the leaves gently with a damp cloth to remove dust and enhance their natural shine.

By following these care instructions, you can cultivate a vibrant and thriving Piper Crocatum, adding a burst of color and energy to your indoor space. The unique leaf patterns and vivid hues make it a prized choice for plant enthusiasts seeking a visually striking and low-maintenance houseplant.

Planting Accessories

Elevate your gardening experience with our exquisite collection of planting accessories. Whether you're a seasoned horticulturist or just starting your journey into the world of plants, our range of accessories is designed to add a touch of sophistication to your gardening endeavors.

Check more

Winter Protection

Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

FAQ

Certainly, each plant is delivered with a Nursery Pot only. You have the flexibility to choose your preferred pot and repot the plant upon arrival.

If your region experiences cold temperatures below 50°F, consider our "Winter Plant Shipping Protection" to safeguard your plant from cold-related damage.

Please take note of the following:

  • Winter Protection is essential for orders in areas with daytime temperatures below 50°F. If temperatures plummet below 0°F, we'll postpone shipping until conditions improve, and we'll notify you accordingly.

  • Orders lacking Winter Protection may be canceled if temperatures in your area dip below 50°F.

  • Without "Winter Plant Shipping Protection," we cannot offer refunds or replacements for cold-related plant damage. Your plant's well-being is our priority.

+
This product has multiple variants. The options may be chosen on the product page

Shipping within the USA:

At UrbanPlantNook, we provide nationwide shipping services. Utilizing specially designed plant packaging, we expedite the delivery of plants across the country. Through rigorous testing and refinement, we have developed a winning formula to ensure the highest quality plants upon delivery.

We’ve established reliable partnerships with USPS to facilitate the delivery of plants throughout North America. We are so confident in these partnerships that we guarantee your plants will arrive in excellent condition.

Order Processing:

We maintain year-round shipping, unaffected by local weather conditions. Typically, your order is processed within 2-5 business days from the date of your order placement. Once we’ve shipped your order, you will promptly receive an USPS Tracking Number to track the delivery progress in detail.

Shipping Fees:

Our shipping fees are straightforward. At checkout, you will be charged a flat rate of $9.99 for all orders, regardless of their size and location in the United Stated. However, we also have a fantastic offer: if your order total exceeds $50, you qualify for free shipping.

  • Flat Shipping Rate $9.99 for order under $49.99
  • Free shipping for order more than $50.00

Note: If your order is $199.00 or above, please choose the free shipping method during the checkout process.

Delivery Timeline:

Your parcel is expected to reach your doorstep within a span of 7-14 working days. It’s important to note that the precise delivery timeframe depends on the USPS Delivery Schedule, over which we have limited control. However, rest assured that as soon as your order is dispatched, you will receive a USPS Tracking Number for real-time monitoring.

Our Guarantee:

We take meticulous care in packaging our plants to ensure they arrive in pristine condition. Every plant comes with a 7-day guarantee, providing coverage in case it arrives damaged. If you encounter any issues with your order, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us via email.

We stand firmly behind our products and aim for your complete satisfaction. When you purchase plants from UrbanPlantNook, you can do so with confidence, knowing that your purchase is risk-free.

International Shipping:

As of now, we are only able to provide shipping services within the United States.

Absolutely, we offer a shipping guarantee. We carefully pack each plant in a sturdy carton box to ensure safe delivery. In the rare event of shipping damage, you have a 7-day window to request a refund or replacement. For more detail, please check our Return & Refund & Replacement Policy

We meticulously package our plants for safe delivery in custom-fitted, sturdy carton boxes. These boxes are designed to prevent any shifting during shipment, ensuring your plants arrive in excellent condition. For detailed packaging information, please refer to this link: Our Packing Process

Certainly, should you wish to make changes or cancel your order, kindly reach out within 12 hours of order confirmation. Once your order reaches the "Packing" status, it becomes unmodifiable. For further information, please refer to this page: Order Cancellation & Modification Policy

If you're unsure about your USDA Zone, you can find it by following this link: USDA Zone Map

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