The gold dust croton is among the many varieties of croton plants, known for their colorful and lustrous display of foliage apart from their leaf variations, which have become the basis for their classification. Gold dust crotons are bushy and upright in growth with very dark green foliage highlighted with bright yellow dots or gold dust. The gold-dusted leaves of croton make the plant attractive and many gardeners and plant growers favor it. In its prime stage, a gold dust is in possession of leaves with yellow spots dependent upon the light. It is recommended, therefore, to place gold dust croton plants on areas where they can get plenty of sunlight, specifically, a bit shy of full sun exposure to maintain its bright gold specks. Besides watering, crotons need plant fertilizers to ensure healthy growth. Experts advise to feed crotons with balanced fertilizer twice a month.