We are one of the foremost manufacturers, exporters, importers and suppliers of Croton Plants from Kolkata, West Bengal, India. We offer a wide array of attractive croton plants fro you to choose from. Crotons are also used as decorative and ornamental plants for gardens and landscapes. The crotons we offer are very versatile and get acclimatised to the new habitats and surroundings with minimal care. These crotons generally are low maintenance plants while they look very pretty. You can avail of all local and international varieties at our nursery.
Croton is an extensive flowering plant genus in the spurge family, Euphorbiaceae, established by Carl Linnaeus in 1737. The plants of this genus were described and introduced to Europeans by Georg Eberhard Rumphius. The common names for this genus are rushfoil and croton, but the latter also refers to Codiaeum variegatum. The generic name comes from the Greek κροτον (kroton), which means "tick" and refers to the shape of the seeds of certain species.
Croton species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Schinia citrinellus, which feeds exclusively on the plant.