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Croton

Botanical Name
Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum
Hardiness
Zones 11 to 12
Height
3 to 6 feet
Width
2 to 5 feet
Flowers
White
Light
Full sun (leaf loss with too much shade)
Soil
Moist, well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Needs high humidity, place pot atop pebbles in a shallow pan of water
  • Keep soil moist but not wet
  • Propagate by cuttings and air layering
Problems
Scale, spider mites, mealybugs, thrips

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