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Codiaeum variegatum pictum

Croton is a colorful shrub with leathery leaves that are most colorful in bright light. In low light conditions new leaves will be smaller and less intensely pigmented. Grow croton at 60 to 85 degrees F with high humidity. Allow the soil surface to dry between waterings.



From 1 to 8 feet


1 to 3 feet wide

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Andrew croton

Andrew croton

(Codiaeum variegatum pictum 'Andrew') is variegated with a wavy creamy yellow band around its leaf margin and a two-tone gray green central leaf body.

Mamey croton

Mamey croton

(Codiaeum variegatum pictum 'Mamey') has glossy medium green leaves with splashes of gold.

Red Iceton croton

Red Iceton croton

(Codiaeum variegatum pictum 'Red Iceton') has foliage that emerges yellow or chartreuse, and gradually turns gold with a wash of red.

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