The Codiaeum (Codiaeum variegatum) appears to have it all: colorful foliage, nearly limitless leaf forms and a cultish following. But these plants have a drawback—they’re difficult to please indoors. In their native habitats, Codiaeum like humid, warm conditions with dappled light and plentiful water. The problem indoors is typically temperature—when it is too cold, they start losing leaves. However, Codiaeum are well worth the effort because a well-grown Codiaeum is an explosion of color.
|Botanical Name:||Codiaeum Variegatum|
|Native To:||Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, and the western Pacific Ocean islands|
|Watering:||Twice a day|